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CDM Panel calls for investigation over Carbon Market Scandal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A coalition of environmental NGOs today said that the UN Executive Board has to follow up on the CDM Panel’s recommendation for a thorough investigation to adequately address fundamental flaws in Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) rules that incentivize production and issuance of phony carbon credits. The coalition is demanding strong and immediate […]

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TTF Welcome EU Move To Ban Illegal Timber

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The TTF has welcomed impending EU legislation to ban illegal timber entering the EU market. Currently it is not against the law to sell timber in the EU that was chopped down illegally in its country of origin. Representatives of Commission, Council and Parliament have agreed the text for the EU Due Diligence […]

Hong Kong Customs displays 82.5kg of rhino horns from South Africa and destined for Malaysia. Photo: ISD
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Landmark Legislation’s Anniversary Highlights Strong Need for Continued Efforts to Curb Illegal Logging

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marking the amended Lacey Act’s two-year anniversary, US Senator Ron Wyden and IUS Congressman Earl Blumenauer today praised the landmark legislation for protecting the environment, leveling the playing field for honest businesses and halting the egregious practice of illegal logging. The celebratory event, jointly hosted by WWF and the Environmental Investigative Agency (EIA), […]

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Illegal Logging Declines As Tougher Policies, Enforcement Rise

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Illegal logging declined as much as 25% worldwide over the past decade, with reductions as high as 50% – 75% in key countries, but work is not done, according to a new study released by the London-based think tank Chatham House. The report, based on data from twelve countries involved in the […]

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Peru’s Forest Sector: Ready for the New International Landscape, US-Peru FTA, REDD, CITES, Lacey

This document, the results of a series of workshops carried out in Lima, and the capital cities of Peru’s three principal Amazonian regions, Ucayali, Loreto, and Madre de Dios, brings together the perceptions and recommendations of Peruvian civil society regarding the advances made by the Peruvian government in strengthening the governance of the forest sector […]