Illegal Logging

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Policy Brief
In tropical developing countries, illegal logging is a significant cause of forest degradation and can lead to permanent forest loss. This policy brief presents the findings from an IGES-The Nature Conservancy (TNC) study that investigated the potential for customs authorities to contribute to combating the international trade in illegal timber....
Non Peer-reviewed Article

Globe International G8 Illegal Logging Dialogue Background Paper - Markets Working Group Paper One, Phase One Research

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Discussion Paper
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Tian Yanfang
Since the end of the 1990s, the Sino-Russian border regions have witnessed a dramatic, unprecedented increase in cross-border timber trade that has made Russia the largest log supplier for China's expanding wood industry sector. Driving factors include: severe constraints in China's domestic wood supplies, the availability of rich forest resources...
Conference Proceeding
International Experts Meeting on Illegal Logging
The International Experts Meeting on Illegal Logging “Possible Way Forward towards More Sustainable Forest Management” took place in Tokyo, Japan, on 5-6 March 2007. The Meeting was hosted by Japan with participation of 55 senior level experts on the illegal logging issue. Participating countries were 17 major timber producing and timber consuming...
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Illegal Logging in Asia: Overview and the Need for Countermeasures that are Infomred by a thorough Understanding of Community needs and Rights

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On 19 and 20 January 2006, an Illegal Logging Update and Stakeholder Consultation Meeting took place at Chatham House, Royal Institute of International Affairs in London. As the seventh in a regular series of biannual consultations, this meeting provided a valuable opportunity to gather up-to-date information on the illegal logging and timber trade...
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