Campaign Focus Areas
- South Korea Says "아니요" (No) to Illegal Timber
- Livestream: Defend the Defenders
- No Compensation for Timber Traffickers
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) welcomes the unanimous rejection of the proposed payoff mechanism to Malagasy rosewood traffickers, agreed upon by the governing body of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES Standing Committee) at its meeting in Sochi.
- New legal risks for Japanese timber sourcing from Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe’s Carpathian Mountains may seem remote for most Japanese, but lumber stolen from these ancient forests permeates Japan’s housebuilding sector. New reports from Romania and Ukraine reveal the extent of illegal logging, corruption, and bribery practiced by some of Europe’s largest wood processors.
- Global Wildlife Treaty Put to Test by Growing Organized Forest Crime
Global Wildlife Treaty Put to Test by Growing Organized Forest Crime
- Alert: Peruvian Government Threatening the Independence of Osinfor
Alert: Peruvian Government Threatening the Independence of Osinfor
- Alerta: El Gobierno Peruano Amenaza la Independencia del Osinfor
Alerta: El Gobierno Peruano Amenaza la Independencia del Osinfor
- African Log Bans Matter
Investments by Chinese companies in Africa’s forest sector have boomed in recent years, often playing a significant role in national economies, rural communities and stimulating technological transfer, especially related to timber processing. Unfortunately, the win-win vision developed by Chinese and African governments is undermined by certain businessmen who are taking a radically different approach.
- Behind The Scenes: How Log Yards Hide the Destruction of Europe's Ancient Forests
Behind the Scenes takes detailed look at how the Austrian timber giant Holzindustrie Schweighofer, one of the largest wood processors in Romania, continues to fuel the destruction of Europe’s last old growth forests, in spite of five years of pledges not to source timber from national parks or protected areas.