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Raw Intelligence: Dejia Group

Inside One of the Congo Basin’s Worst Forest Offenders   EIA Raw Intelligence Series – #1 Dejia Group Bribery, overharvesting and tax evasion. And that’s just the beginning. In EIA’s recently released report Toxic Trade: Forest Crime in Gabon and the Republic of Congo and Contamination of the US Market we exposed how the Dejia […]

Raw Intelligence: GOCA
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Série Intelligence Brute d’EIA – N°1 Groupe Dejia

L’un des pires délinquants forestiers du bassin du Congo vu de l’intérieur     Série Intelligence Brute d’EIA – N°1 Groupe Dejia Corruption, surexploitation et évasion fiscale. Et ce n’est que le début. Dans le rapport publié récemment par EIA, intitulé Commerce toxique : La criminalité forestière au Gabon et en République du Congo qui […]

Raw Intelligence: GOCA
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Raw Intelligence Series

In order to present the truth and bring more evidence to the public eye, EIA is launching a new video series called “Raw Intelligence.” Through minimally edited undercover videos, EIA will demonstrate how the crimes documented in Toxic Trade are both pervasive and structural. Click below for each part of the series:

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Singapore Court Returns Nearly 30,000 Illegal Madagascar Rosewood Logs to Trafficker

In a drawn-out trial full of twists and turns, the Singapore Court of Appeals, on April 8th, stunningly cleared businessman Mr. Wong Wee Keong and his trading company of illegally importing 29,434 Malagasy rosewood logs, worth $50 million dollars. Malagasy rosewood is an extremely rare species in the wild and considered commercially extinct. The decision […]

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South Korea Says “아니요” (No) to Illegal Timber

February 2019 Update: Earlier this year, Forest Trends published an insightful analysis of Korea’s law, including potential areas for strengthening the regulation, such as: expand the product scope of the law; phase out acceptance of documents such as felling permits, which are weak guarantors of legality; and verify documents and samples of timber imports using […]