Tag: timber

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Alerta: El Gobierno Peruano Amenaza la Independencia del Osinfor

EIA_Alerta_Osinfor Alerta: El Gobierno Peruano Amenaza la Independencia del Osinfor La institución a cargo de supervisar la legalidad de la madera en el Perú está en riesgo 12 de septiembre del 2018 LIMA, PERÚ – Mientras el Organismo de Supervisión de los Recursos Forestales y de Fauna Silvestre (Osinfor) continúa identificando la extracción y comercio […]

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Alert: Peruvian Government Threatening the Independence of Osinfor

EIA_Osinfor_Alert_-_English Alert: Peruvian Government Threatening the Independence of Osinfor The institution in charge of supervising the legality of Peruvian timber is at risk September 12, 2018 LIMA, PERÚ – While the Agency for the Supervision of Forest and Wildlife Resources (Osinfor) of Peru continues its unceasing efforts to identify the harvest and trade of illegal […]

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Romanian prosecutors raid Austrian timber giant for alleged organized crime

On Wednesday Romanian prosecutors executed 23 search warrants across the country related to a criminal investigation into the Austrian timber giant Holzindustrie Schweighofer. The police raids, which included the company’s headquarters in Sebes, represent a new stage in the investigation into organized criminal activity that began three years ago. The alleged organized criminal group includes […]

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Peru’s Fight Against Illegal Timber Trade at Risk as Authorities Weaken Rules and Regulations

Moment_of_Truth_PR Leer en Español LIMA, PERU – Peruvian forest authorities are weakening the tools and inspections necessary to prevent illegal timber trade, in the face of overwhelming evidence that Peru’s exports to the United States, China, Mexico and 15 other countries contained high percentages of illegal or high-risk wood. Moment of Truth, a new report […]