Tag: timber

Traffickers at the Starting Blocks

Consequences of a Premature Lifting of the Zero Export Quota for Pterocarpus erinaceus in Sierra Leone and its Impacts on Neighboring Countries

EIA investigations support concerns raised regarding Ghana and Sierra Leone's attempts to reopen trade in an endangered species of rosewood. Evidence indicates that lifting the zero export quota in Sierra Leone would have consequences far beyond its borders.

Embarcando Florestas

Milhões de toneladas de madeira ilegal de Moçambique, incluindo madeira de conflito, são exportadas para a China para móveis de luxo

A investigação plurianual da Agência de Investigação Ambiental (EIA) em Moçambique indica que o comércio de madeira, impulsionado por milhões de dólares em exportações anuais para a China, viola a proibição de exportação de toros ao mesmo tempo que financia insurgentes violentos na província de Cabo Delgado.

Shipping the Forest

Millions of Tons of Illegal Timber from Mozambique, Including Conflict Timber, are Exported to China for Luxury Furniture

EIA’s multi-year investigation reveals how the timber trade between Mozambique and China, reliant upon major global shipping lines, finances violent insurgents and violates log export bans.

Failing the Forest

How Home Depot Has Sold Illegal Congo Basin Timber to its Customers for Over a Decade

This report presents new findings from eight years of EIA investigation into the timber supply chains that connect crimes in the Congo Basin forests to consumers in the United States.

Parcelando la Amazonía

Cómo empresas cuestionadas adquirieron y deforestaron vastas extensiones de la Amazonía peruana con la complicidad del gobierno

La deforestación para la agroindustria a escala industrial, en particular para instalar monocultivos de palma aceitera y cacao, es un problema cada vez mayor en Perú.

Carving Up the Amazon

How questionable companies bought and cleared vast tracts of the Peruvian Amazon with government complicity

Industrial-scale agribusiness, particularly palm oil and cocoa, is driving deforestation in the most densely-forested regions of the Peruvian Amazon.