The Illegal Logging Crisis in Honduras

A report into how US and EU imports of illegal Honduran wood increase poverty, fuel corruption and devastate forests and communities.

Illegal logging is so extensive that even the Honduran Forest Agency admits it does not know the size of the annual cut.

Mahogany, a prized and increasingly rare hard wood, could be gone in as little as 10-15 years and the unique Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is under imminent threat.