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APEC Tightens Illegal Timber Trade Controls

Issued by the APEC Experts Group on Illegal Logging and Associated Trade

Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 22 August 2017 — Shipments of lumber, furniture and other wood products sourced from the Asia-Pacific’s protected but dwindling forests are worth hundreds of billions of dollars annually and on the increase. 558 kata lagi

EPA corruption and the felixer

Hearing news of the alleged illegal interstate waste dumping, aired on Four Corners last Monday, was a bit of a blast from the past. As it transpired the EPA’s director of waste management, Steve Beaman, was one of the first EPA employees I encountered back in the early 1990’s. 415 kata lagi

Environment

$15 Billion Worth Of PNG Logs Are Sold To The US Annually

August 11,2017

Source: Post Courier Online

A recent article in the National Geographic magazine has put Papua New Guinea’s tropical forests at risk of being taken over by foreigners. 189 kata lagi

Information

Uncovering Sources of Stolen Cameroon Woods for International Markets

A Greenpeace Africa investigation published recently, has uncovered “a trail of stolen timber” en route to Cameroon’s main timber exporting company, Compagnie de Commerce et de Transport (CCT), for onward evacuation to the international markets. 471 kata lagi

Environment And Sustainable Development

1355 m3 of Logs Seized in Rondônia, Brazil

August 2, 2017 – During a 12 day operation in the municipality of Machadinho d’Oeste that is still underway at the time of this publication, Rondônia’s Battalion of Military Environmental Police ( 163 kata lagi

Legal

Caged: A Poem by Ellie May Forrester

I wrote this poem  in 2014 while I was studying for my animal care qualification. Originally I was inspired by a day trip to the zoo and seeing animals performing stereo typical bored behaviour   things such as pacing or excessive cleaning. 160 kata lagi

Natural History

Greenpeace highlights top areas for illegal logging in Romania

Illegal logging is still widespread in Romania, despite the public effort to combat it.

A total of 9,444 cases of illegal logging were registered in Romania in 2016, which represents an average of 26 cases per day, according to a Greenpeace Romania report.

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Romania