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EIA Priorities for CITES Standing Committee 74

This week governments and NGOs from around the world will descend on Lyon, France, for the 74th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee (SC74). As a result of delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, this will be the first in-person CITES meeting since the 18th Conference of the Parties (CoP18). CITES Parties will tackle a packed agenda […]

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Open Letter to President Castillo from the Inter-Ethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Rainforest (AIDESEP)

Peru’s indigenous peoples have sent a strong public letter to Peru’s President, Pedro Castillo, protesting the appointment of the new president of the cabinet, Hector Valer, who has a public trajectory of attacking, insulting and criminalizing indigenous peoples. In its letter, the Inter-Ethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Rainforest (AIDESEP) refers to Valer’s […]

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Perú: Juzgado podría anular resolución que benefició a Tamshi SAC tras deforestar sin autorización

Perú: Juzgado podría anular resolución que benefició a Tamshi SAC tras deforestar sin autorizaciónUn juez está evaluando anular una cuestionada resolución del Ministerio de Desarrollo Agrario y Riego del Perú (MIDAGRI) que intentó regularizar la deforestación no autorizada de 2,196.44 hectáreas de bosque natural Amazónico realizada por la empresa Tamshi SAC entre los años 2013 […]

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Mukulagate

The Network of Institutional Patronage Behind Forest Looting While the coronavirus pandemic rages on, ravaging Zambia’s economy and crippling its citizens’ lives, new findings by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) show that illegal exploitation and trade in mukula (Pterocarpus tinctorius) persists unabated, benefitting a small number of well-connected and wealthy individuals. A probing undercover investigation […]

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EIA calls on the FSC Board of Directors to stop the re-association of HS Timber

The FSC at a crossroads in Eastern Europe An FSC certified forest in a Natura2000 protected During its meeting this week, the Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) Board of Directors will determine whether to end its disassociation with one of the largest timber processors in Europe, the Austrian HS Timber Group (formerly known as Holzindustrie Schweighofer). […]

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Respuestas de las empresas a Carne Contaminada

La EIA-US se puso en contacto con las entidades relacionadas con los hallazgos y nombradas en el informe e incorporó resúmenes de las respuestas recibidas antes del momento de la publicación. Hemos añadido a continuación las respuestas recibidas poco después de la publicación del informe que se refieren al fondo de nuestras conclusiones. Grupo Exito: […]