Afrormosia (Pericopsis elata) is a rare variety of tropical tree valued worldwide for its usefulness as beautiful interior hardwoods. Since 1992,...
An assessment of tree species which warrant listing in CITES
This report explores the potential of CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna) as a tool to combat trade in either wood products which derive from unsustainably managed forest or Illegal Timber.
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.