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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 )

- 2163 days ago -
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 )

- 2312 days ago -
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 )

- 2450 days ago -
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 )

- 2624 days ago -
Thai and Cambodian officials met Tuesday to discuss the logging and trade in Siamese rosewood along the two countries' borders.
Environment  (tags: crime, illegal logging, Third World, pollution, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, nature, world, forests, ecosystems, protection )

- 2641 days ago -
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.
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, deforestation, greed, habitatdestruction, habitat, destruction, environment, ecosystems, world, nature, humans, forests )

- 2735 days ago -
Illegal logging of staggering proportions abetted by military personnel is decimating stocks of luxury rosewood in the Central Cardamom Protected Forest, while the conservation group tasked with protecting the area and its government counterparts deny the
Big Damage in Papua New Guinea: New Film Documents How Industrial Logging Destroys Lives
Environment  (tags: world, ecosystems, environment, illegal logging, New Guinea, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, humans, conservation, destruction, forests, trees, protection, nature )

- 2850 days ago -
The film Bikpela Bagarap ('Big Damage') documents the impact of industrial logging on the lives of local people in Papua New Guinea---the movie shows with startling intimacy how massive corporations, corrupt government, and consumption abroad have conspir
Logging Company Fined $100 Million for Illegal Logging in Papua New Guinea
Environment  (tags: environment, government, green, GoodNews, law, illegal logging, rainforests, rainforest protection, world, humans, protection )

- 2912 days ago -
In a landmark court decision a judge has slapped a logging company with a nearly $100 million (K225.5 million) fine for large-scale illegal logging
Elephants and Eco-Tourism in Northern Sumatra
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, habitat, nature, protection, elephants, illegal logging, eco-tourism )

- 2930 days ago -
Tangkahan is referred to as a hidden paradise in Sumatra, but what makes it different is that it's an example of how grass roots eco-tourism efforts can help stop illegal logging and instill a sense of pride in a community
Sign to Save Sumatra's Tigers ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, tigers, illegal logging, nature, protection, wildlife )

- 2939 days ago -
All activists: Urge the government of Indonesia and the logging industry to stop the destruction of critical tiger habitat in Sumatra.
Fighting Illegal Logging in Indonesia By Giving Communities a Stake in Forest Management
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, rainforests, rainforest destruction, Indonesia, forest management, illegal logging, world, protection, humans, forests, ecosystems, environment, conservation, habitat, wildlife )

- 3023 days ago -
Over the past twenty years Indonesia lost more than 24 million hectares of forest, an area larger than the U.KGiven a stake in forest ownership, communities in Java have an interest in reforestation for timber production and other benefits afforded by for
WWF to Madagascar's President: Keep Your Promise and Stop Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, illegal logging, habitat, nature, protection )

- 3079 days ago -
Following the signatures of 5000 WWF supporters on a WWF online petition to stop illegal logging of precious woods in Madagascar, WWF urges Andry Rajoelina, the president of the transitional government of Madagascar to deliver what he promised and stop
Stop Illegal Logging in Madagascar, NOW!
Environment  (tags: Forest, illegal logging, unique species )

- 3165 days ago -
Madagascar's Eastern Moist Forest (Ala Atsinanana) hosts an incredible amount of unique species. Up to 90% of all species exist nowhere else on earth!
EU To Crack Down on Illegal Timber
Environment  (tags: forests, trees, deforestation, logging, illegal logging )

- 3288 days ago -
The EU has finally decided to place an official ban on illegal timber, starting in 2012. Severe penalties await those who fail to comply with the new laws. With 40% of the world's timber being illegal, a lot of people will have to clean up their act.
Russia's Forests Need to Save for the Future, and Not for Trade
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, trees, forests, Russia, illegal logging )

- 3369 days ago -
This unanimous opinion was expressed by participants of the round table, organized by WWF Russia and the Chamber of Commerce, and on the prevention of illegal logging

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