A new report from the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) - Toxic Trade: Forest Crime in Gabon and the Republic of Congo and the Contamination of the US Market - documents how illegally extracted African timber emerges as "eco-friendly"-marketed products in America, deceiving unsuspecting US consumers. During a 4-year undercover investigation, EIA uncovered the inner workings of one of Africa's most influential timber conglomerates - the "Dejia Group" - controlled by Chinese mogul Xu Gong De.
TOXIC TRADE: Illicit Destruction of Africa's Forests and Contamination of the US Market
EIA-US, 25 March 2019
Washington, DC – A new report from the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) – Toxic Trade: Forest Crime in Gabon and the Republic of Congo and the Contamination of… Read more »
Toxic Trade: Forest Crime in Gabon and the Republic of Congo and the Contamination of the US Market
EIA's four-year investigation establishes that illegally-sourced timber from Gabon and the Republic of Congo has routinely entered the United States ... see more »
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