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With Poland looking to earn cash and environmentalists trying to save trees, felling in Europe's last primeval forest is provoking clashes

BIALOWIEZA, Poland, March 24 (...

25 Mar 2018
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Poland, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Illegal Logging
  • Hardwood Dimensions, a timber importer in the U.K., violated the EU Timber Regulation by not properly verifying the legality of a shipment of Cameroonian ayous in January 2017....
19 Mar 2018
Cameroon,, UK, EU Timber Regulation, Sustainability certification

Richard Conniff’s article in Yale Environment 360 highlights a simple...

28 Feb 2018
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Sustainability certification

The Papua New Guinean (PNG) government has disregarded a decision by its Supreme Court and allowed loggers found guilty of flouting PNG law to continue operating, new research by Global Witness...

22 Feb 2018
Global Witness
China, Global Witness, Papua New Guinea, USA, Tenure & land rights, US Lacey Act, Illegal Logging

An operation dubbed as ‘Ops Libas’ conducted by the General Operations Force (GOF) Battalion 12 led to the biggest seizure of the year, netting about RM2.5 million worth of logs suspected to be...

22 Feb 2018
Borneo Post
Borneo Post, Malaysia, Illegal Logging