Illegal Logging Portal

  • Welcome to the
    Illegal Logging Portal

  • Welcome to the
    Illegal Logging Portal

  • Welcome to the
    Illegal Logging Portal

The Illegal Logging Portal, hosted and maintained by Chatham House, provides information on illegal logging and the trade in illegal timber. It provides an overview of some of the key issues and developments, and includes a searchable database of documents and news items from around the world.

Latest News

28 Aug 2015
The Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC™), an independent, non-governmental, not for profit organization established to...
27 Aug 2015
National parks and other protected areas are being gutted at a rapid rate in Stung Treng and Ratanakkiri by private...
24 Aug 2015
A new and more dangerous phase of impacts on the world's remaining tropical forests is emerging, threatening to...
21 Aug 2015
Brazil’s drive to nip illicit tree-felling in the bud has shifted the nature of the problem, according to researchers....

Recent Documents

10 Aug 2015
With temperatures soaring across Europe this summer millions have enjoyed...
04 Aug 2015
This report documents decades of human rights abuses suffered by communities at...
29 Jul 2015
This report presents an overview of national patterns and practices of forest...
28 Jul 2015
This briefing paper was prepared to inform the EU FLEGT Action Plan evaluation...

New Report and Microsite

Chatham House has assessed the scale and effectiveness of the response to illegal logging and the related trade around the world. Full details of this work, including analysis and data, can be found on the project microsite,

Illegal Logging Update meeting

The 25th Illegal Logging Update and Stakeholder Consultation meeting took place on the 25th-26th of June 2015. Please sign up to our mailing list for details of this and other forthcoming events. The agenda and presentations are now available here.