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Destroying Romania's Forests: Europe's Rotten Wood
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, environment, forests, ecosystems, destruction, world, protection )

Cal
- 30 days ago - theecologist.org
Illegal logging accounts for between 30 and 50 percent of wood harvested in Romania.
Brazil Police Dismantle Country s Largest Illegal Logging Ring
Environment  (tags: organized crime, ecological crime, illegal logging, Brazlian rainforest, Amazon, ecosystems, environment, amazon rainforest, clearcutting, Eco Crime, rainforests, forests, forests protection )

Steven L
- 54 days ago - telesurtv.net
The Brazilian gov issued 24 arrest warrants on Thursday as part of a three year criminal investigation into the countryâEUR(TM)s largest illegal logging ring, which authorities believe are responsible for the deforestation of around 10,000 hectares of amazon
Malaysian Assets in US Allegedly Tied to Corrupt Logging Operations
Environment  (tags: Sarawak, corruption, Malaysia, illegal logging, rainforest, government officials, Global Capitalism in operation, real estate )

Barbara
- 114 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Environmentalists are calling for US and Malaysian officials to investigate allegations that real estate investments in the United States worth billions of dollars may have been funded by proceeds from corrupt logging operations in Sarawak:GLOBALIZATION
Illegal Logging Decimating Birds in Ghana:
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, destruction, ecosystems, deforestation, birds, illegal logging, world, protection, wildlife )

Cal
- 311 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Researchers found understory bird abundance fell by more than half in just 15 years while illegal and legal logging increased by 600 percent.
Lumber Liquidators Pays $13.2M to End Illegal Logging Probe
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, illegal logging trade, pollution, corporate greed, crime, punishment, protection, politics )

Cal
- 324 days ago - news.mongabay.com
U.S. flooring company Lumber Liquidators Inc. (NYSE:LL) will pay $13.2 million to resolve a federal investigation into its timber sourcing practices.
Branching Out Against Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, law, environment, government, ecosystems, humans, green )

Cal
- 459 days ago - sierraclub.org
How a little-known U.S. trade law has clipped the global black market for lumber
The Lacy Act ACTION US
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, trees, forests, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, habitat, destruction )

Nancy
- 503 days ago - sierraclub.org
Under the Lacey Act, companies and individuals making major shipments of wood products into the United States are required to document the species and country of harvest of the wood products they import. Petition link on top of page...
Help Protect Wild Tigers From Illegal Logging Practices ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, forests, illegal logging, tigers, wildlife, endangered, extinction )

CherAWAY
- 554 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
One major driver of degradation is illegal logging, which includes the harvesting, transporting, processing, buying, or selling of timber in violation of national laws.
Illegal Logging Still a Big Issue in Cameroon
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, illegal logging, deforestation, world, protection, green, government, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, trees )

Cal
- 558 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Cameroon is struggling to make progress in combatting illegal logging. Regulatory budgets are too thin to protect the countryâEUR(TM)s vast tracts of Congolian Rainforest.
Legal Logging Concessions Drive Illegal Logging in Peru, Threatening Forests and Indigenous People
Environment  (tags: trees, destruction, ecosystems, environment, illegal logging, world, protection, humans, government, politics, energy )

Cal
- 862 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly 70 percent of "officially inspected" logging concessions in Peru have had their permits canceled or are under investigation for major breaches of forestry laws, finds a new study
Brazil Sends in Tanks and Army to Stop Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, deforestation, Brazil, uncontacted tribes, native rights, rainforests, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, wildlife )

Cal
- 1138 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Brazil's government has sent their military on a major ground operation against illegal logging around the land of the Awá, Earth's most threatened tribe, according to Survival International.
Illegal Logging Booms as Demand for Wood Grows
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, illegal logging )

Frans
- 1286 days ago - scientificamerican.com
International illegal logging activity is worth an estimated $30 billion to $100 billion annually, at least double the value estimated just months ago, the U.N. Environment Programme and the international police organization Interpol have found.
Rangers Losing Battle in Philippine Forests
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, forests, illegal logging, deforestation, politics, world, trees, destruction, conservation, humans, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 1424 days ago - mnn.com
The Philippines has lost more than half its forest cover in the past century, and its rangers are underfunded, outnumbered and extremely vulnerable.
Thailand, Cambodia Discuss Illegal Siamese Rosewood Logging Along Borders
Environment  (tags: trees, world, illegal logging, cooperation, humans, ecosystems, environment, green, GoodNews, government, protection, nature, conservation, forests )

Cal
- 1598 days ago - mcot.net
Thai and Cambodian officials met Tuesday to discuss the logging and trade in Siamese rosewood along the two countries' borders.
TRACKING THE DIRTY MONEY TRAIL TO END ILLEGAL LOGGING
Environment  (tags: crime, illegal logging, Third World, pollution, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, nature, world, forests, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 1616 days ago - worldcrunch.com
International organized crime networks earn billions of dollars every year from illegal logging. A new World Bank report suggests that if authorities really want to save the forests, they should follow the money.
 

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