Campaign Focus Areas
- South Korea Says "아니요" (No) to Illegal Timber
- Global Wildlife Treaty Bans Massive Illegal Timber Trade from Nigeria
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) commends the trade suspension on rosewood from Nigeria, agreed upon by the governing body of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES Standing Committee) at its meeting in Sochi and effective as of October 8, 2018.
- 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.
- 東欧から日本への木材調達に 新しい法的リスク
- Global Wildlife Treaty Put to Test by Growing Organized Forest Crime
Global Wildlife Treaty Put to Test by Growing Organized Forest Crime
- Paying Off the Traffickers: A Costly and Dangerous Precedent
The revised “Stockpile Verification Mechanism and Business Plan” (hereafter “Business Plan”) presented by Madagascar to the Standing Committee (SC) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) at its 70th meeting (SC70) fails to resolve serious concerns raised by the Secretariat, by Parties at SC69, and by international experts.
- The Racket Continues
- U.S. Government Confirms Challenges Remain for Peru to Ensure Legal Origin of Timber
In a report recently released by the U.S. government, the Interagency Committee on Trade in Timber Products from Peru (the Interagency Committee) found that challenges remain for Peru to ensure that timber exported from that country to the United States has been legally harvested.
- Gobierno de EE.UU. Confirma que Continúan los Problemas para Garantizar el Origen Legal de la Madera del Perú
Gobierno de EE.UU. Confirma que Continúan los Problemas para Garantizar el Origen Legal de la Madera del Perú
En un reciente informe publicado por el gobierno de los Estados Unidos, el Comité Multisectorial sobre el Comercio de Productos de Madera provenientes del Perú (el Comité Multisectorial) encontró que continúan los retos para que el Perú pueda garantizar que la madera que exporta hacia EE.UU. ha sido talada legalmente.
- 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.