Illegal logging in the Russian Far East is of particular concern because the forests are home to the last 450 wild Siberian tigers. The Lumber Liquidators case was investigated jointly by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Homeland Security Investigations and prosecuted by the Department of Justice under the name “Operation Oakenshield.”

Building a Strong Foundation for Continued Success

With the ink barely dry on the Kigali Amendment and ratification under way, the real work now begins. In the coming years, the Parties to the Montreal Protocol must give content to their commitments, translating words into action on the ground.

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