Two years after President Benigno Aquino III declared Sept. 26 every year as Save Sierra Madre Day, the longest mountain range in the country continues to face threats from illegal logging and...
Aerial survey reveals P1.5m in illegal logs
Philippines - Around 10,000 board feet of logs, worth more than P1.5 million, were seized by police in Isabela after they were sighted in an aerial survey of the Sierra Madre mountain range, Cagayan Valley police director, Chief Supt. Jefferson Soriano told the Standard Today.
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.