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How DNA Testing Could Fell the Illegal Timber Trade

DNA testing helps track where trees came from, helping cut down on illegal logging. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "CJ1Z2uao1RVbH6Fo", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.embeds = Ne…

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Guitar Company Admits To Using Illegal Rainforest Wood

By Lloyd Alter, TreeHugger A year ago, John covered the raid on Gibson Guitars, where the US Fish and Wildlife Service suspected that the company was guilty of violations of the Lacey Act, which …

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Cambodian Activists Fight Illegal Logging

Frustrated by government inaction, Cambodian citizen patrollers are risking their lives to take on the country's illegal loggers in a bid to save their shrinking forests. Science News by NewsLo…

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Drones Fight Illegal Logging

A new aerial surveillance system to protect forests and endangered species in remote parts of the world is being pioneered by a pair of ecologists in Switzerland. The researchers have designed and bui…

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