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World Bank Attempting to Sabotage Reform of CDM HFC-23 Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. / LONDON – In an effort to justify its participation in perhaps the biggest carbon market scandal to date, the World Bank has dismissed concerns that the UN Clean Development Mechanism’s (CDM) HFC-23 projects are generating millions of fake carbon credits. An analysis released today by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), Ethically Bankrupt: […]

Hong Kong Customs displays 82.5kg of rhino horns from South Africa and destined for Malaysia. Photo: ISD
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Rouge Traders In Timber Smuggling Exposed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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 and Indonesian group Telapak identify businessmen Ricky […]

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The Montreal Protocol in 2010: Dynamic Action for Ozone and Climate Protection

The Montreal Protocol is at a crossroads in its efforts to restore Earth’s ozone layer. In light of the escalating pace of global warming, controlling and minimizing the adverse climate impacts associated with the phase-out of ozone depleting chemicals has become obligatory. Recognizing this, the Multilateral Fund has approved numerous pilot projects to develop, demonstrate […]

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ROGUE TRADERS: The Murky Business of Merbau Timber Smuggling in Indonesia

Five years ago EIA/Telapak released The Last Frontier report, exposing massive smuggling of merbau logs from Papua in Indonesia to China. The scale was breathtaking, with cargo ships carrying about 300,000 cubic metres of merbau logs a month to feed China’s wood processing industry. In response the Indonesian government of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono launched […]