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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

23 Jul 2014
We are inclined to think that trees are a renewable natural resource. Yet precious hardwood trees have already been...
23 Jul 2014
When it comes to stemming the global trade in illegal tropical timber, local activists in timber-producing countries...
23 Jul 2014
Recently, a shipment of Madagascar's prized rosewood, bound for Hong Kong and worth nearly US$13 million, was impounded...

Recent Documents

23 Jul 2014
Insatiable Chinese demand for timber is driving a grossly unsustainable illegal...
24 Jun 2014
This report focuses on the far-reaching consequences of the environmental crime...
01 Jun 2014
This is the second in a series of case studies examining the nature, scale and...
27 May 2014
In this report, Greenpeace reveals how Herakles Farm is now colluding with the...

Illegal Logging Update meeting

Presentations from the 24th Illegal Logging Update and Stakeholder Consultation meeting are available here. The remaining presentations will be available shortly.

Newsletter

Assessing illegal logging

Chatham House is assessing 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, will be available online soon.