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Failure of the EU Timber Regulation

Recently, I have found an interesting article, in which Vladislav Vejnovic is analyzing why the EU Timber Regulation is still ineffective after 3 years since its implementation. 855 kata lagi

International Forestry (EN)

Japanese buyers fueling illegal logging in Romania’s last ancient forests

A new report by the Washington, D.C.-based organization the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) reveals that Japan’s largest trading companies are fueling illegal logging in Europe’s last great intact forests…

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Illegal wildlife trade on the rise

“The rise in demand for products derived from animals and plants, such as elephant tusks or precious wood, is causing an increase in illegal logging and poaching in natural World Heritage sites.” – IUCN… 214 kata lagi

News Monitor

O’Neill’s illegal logging: 1120 days and counting… — PNGexposed Blog

Prime Minister Peter O’Neill clearly has no intention of ever reversing the huge SABL land grab and giving the stolen land back to its customary owners.

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Surveillance & Information Gathering

Johan Eliasch fined for illegal Amazon logging

A company belonging to a Swedish businessman has been fined $275 million for illegally cutting down Amazon rainforest.  141 kata lagi

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Quarrying at Niah National Park

A couple of months ago I visited Niah Caves near Miri in Sarawak. You can read about my trip on my Malaysia Traveller website.

This cave complex is one of Malaysia’s most impressive natural wonders and it was nominated for UNESCO World Heritage status in 2010, though it has not yet achieved that honour. 426 kata lagi


Private owner shows how to conserve nature

Recently, I have found an interesting story about an American Mr. M.C. Davis who spent over $90 million to buy 54 thousand acres (ca. 22 thousands hectares) property in the southeastern U.S in order to convert it to the largest private conservation project east of Mississippi River. 1.048 kata lagi

International Forestry (EN)