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America’s Free Trade for Illegal Lumber

As this report is published, the US is cementing economic partnerships which could further speed the destruction of Southeast Asian and Latin American forests. The list of looming US Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) reads like a who’s who of states involved in the global illegal logging epidemic: Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Peru and Central America.

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La Crisis De La Tala Ilegal En Honduras

La caoba, una de las maderas duras de más alto valor, es cada vez más escasa y podría desaparecer en tan solo diez ó quince años. La singular Reserva de la Biosfera del Río Plátano, declarada Sitio de Patrimonio Mundial por la UNESCO, se encuentra bajo amenaza inminente y su zona de amortiguamiento circundante sufre […]

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The Illegal Logging Crisis in Honduras

One of the poorest countries in Latin America, Honduras is losing up to $18 million a year in lost stumpage fees and other forest-based revenue. Yet this is only the tip of the iceberg of a massive, nationwide, resource rip-off by major timber and wood product producers and their high level political backers. An estimated […]