Timber Trafficking

A report into illegal logging in Indonesia and South-East Asia, and the international consumption of illegally sourced timber.

For the past two decades, the international community has been aware of rampant logging of tropical forests and vanishing biodiversity.

Yet even if you could track an illegally cut tree to a port in a timber consuming country, and supply conclusive evidence that it was illegally cut, none of them have legislation in place that would allow their enforcement authorities to seize the shipment.