Start A Petition

Vietnam 'Hub for Illegal Timber'


Environment  (tags: environment, nature, destruction, forests, trees, Illegal logging )

Cathryne
- 4106 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Vietnam has become a major South-East Asian hub for processing illegally logged timber, according to a report from two environmental charities. The trade threatens some of the last intact forests in the region, say the UK-based Environmental Investigation



   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

Comments

Scott Shaubel (816)
Saturday March 22, 2008, 7:33 am

"Until these states clean up their act and shut their markets to wood products made from illegal timber, the loss of precious tropical forests will continue unabated."

 

Scott Shaubel (816)
Saturday March 22, 2008, 7:38 am

How many tons of explosives and defoliants were dropped on those,..

"some of the last intact forests in the region, "

by the usa

 

Embers S (11)
Sunday March 23, 2008, 6:53 am
This is so sad... I hope somehow, this deforestation can be halted.
 
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)


Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story


Loading Noted By...Please Wait

 


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Environment





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.