You’ll probably have noticed that this week, the Oscars took place. In the end, I chose sleep over staying up to watch the ceremony (my tolerance for sleep deprivation has, er, “decreased in inverse proportion” to my age). But as the fallout settles, I’ve been thinking about the movies. Take the idea of a film [...]
‘So why should people in this country care?’ Spreading word of EIA’s activities and investigations via broadcast, print and electronic media can present all sorts of interesting challenges in the shifting landscape of how information is delivered and consumed in the early 21st Century. But with traditional forms such as newspapers under mounting pressure and [...]
January is an exciting time of year for me as it is a chance to invest in the latest technology that gives EIA its cutting edge. Now don’t presume I am advocating needless spending, I hate waste and excess as much as any environmentally conscious activist but when it comes to investment it is people [...]
Zero Tolerance On Tiger Trade (Updated) The International Tiger Forum in Russia, 21-24 November 2010, presents an opportunity for heads of state to reverse the fortunes of wild tigers, turn words into action and end the tiger trade. EIA’s new report details the urgent enforcement actions required to give the tiger a fighting chance Open [...]
Environment groups name two kingpins in illegal international trade THE Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Telapak today (August 5, 2010) name two of the kingpins in Indonesia profiteering from the hugely lucrative international trade in stolen timber. In the new report Rogue Traders: The Murky Business of Merbau Timber Smuggling in Indonesia, London-based EIA [...]
Recent news from Indonesia on revisions made to the Papua Provincial Spatial Plan, made public this month, gives rise to significant hopes that large areas of Papua’s forests may be saved from conversion to plantations and agricultural estates, at least in the short-to-medium term.