11 Apr '12, 5pm

Blood rosewood: Thailand and Cambodia team up to tackle illegal logging crisis and save lives

U.S. gobbling illegal wood from Peru's Amazon rainforest (04/10/2012) The next time you buy wood, you may want to make sure it's not from Peru. According to an in-depth new report by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), the illegal logging trade is booming in the Peruvian Amazon and much of the wood is being exported to the U.S. Following the labyrinthian trail of illegal logging from the devastated forests of the Peruvian Amazon to the warehouses of the U.S., the EIA identified over 112 shipments of illegally logged cedar and big-leaf mahogany between January 2008 and May 2010. In fact, the group found that over a third (35 percent) of all the shipments of cedar and mahogany from Peru to the U.S. were from illegal sources, a percentage that is likely conservative. Fight illegal logging by going after criminal masterminds (03/22/2012) Illegal logging has never bee...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0411-hance_rosewood_thai_ca...

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