Illegal Logging Portal

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    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

20 Jul 2016
“Forests are at the heart of the transition to low-carbon economies, not only because of their double role as sink and...
20 Jul 2016
VPAs are a key component of the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan to address illegal...
19 Jul 2016
When one thinks of cattle ranchers destroying the Amazon rainforest, one usually thinks of Brazil. And for good reason...
19 Jul 2016
Indigenous people are better than governments at preventing forests from being cut and should be seen as a solution,...

Recent Documents

20 Jul 2016
Forests have an acclaimed role as a carbon sink needed to tackle climate change...
19 Jul 2016
This report explores the challenges and opportunities represented by the...
14 Jul 2016
Growing demand for palm oil is driving its expansion into the African tropics,...
20 Jun 2016
2015 was the worst year on record for killings of land and environmental...

Update Meeting

Click here to view and download the Summary Report and presentations from the 26th Illegal Logging Update and Stakeholder Consultation Meeting

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