Forest Loss

'Rogue traders' in timber smuggling exposed

'Rogue traders' in timber smuggling exposed

Environment groups name two kingpins in illegal international trade   THE Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Telapak today (August 5, 2010) name two of the kingpins in Indonesia profiteering from…

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Rogue Traders

Rogue Traders

The murky business of merbau smuggling in Indonesia – a detailed exposé of some of the key players behind Indonesia’s illegal timber trade.     Download Indonesian language version of…

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EU ban on illegal timber is passed

EU ban on illegal timber is passed

Important first step towards shutting down the timber barons must now be backed up with stiff penalties   THE European Parliament has today (Wednesday) voted overwhelmingly for legislation to ban…

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