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Global Plywood accused of illegal timber imports from the Amazon

A search warrant was executed on the 8th of June 2016, at the premises of Global Plywood and Lumber, a [...]

Greenpeace shows how illegally logged African wood arrives to Europe

Africa’s rainforests are being illegally deforested and the wood is likely to be exported to the European Union countries [...]
May 27, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Africa / Global

European Union and FAO unite to fight illegal logging

The European Union (EU) and FAO have agreed to step up joint efforts to support tropical timber producing countries in [...]

Myanmar might impose log harvesting ban

The Director General of Myanmar's Forestry Department has submitted a proposal to the new government advising a halt to [...]

EIA urges Indonesia to support ‘legal timber’ system

Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo, the President of Indonesia met today with UK Prime Minister David Cameroon, during a business-focus tour [...]

EUTR enforcement starts to bite hard

An area of uncertainty for importers of wood products into the EU is the status of EUTR enforcement.   [...]

Malaysian timber giant might loose FSC certification in NZ

Local stakeholders in the East Coast region of New Zealand’s North Island have lodged a complaint against the Malaysian [...]

Legal action against EU member states for EUTR noncompliance

As its latest review on the first two years of EUTR reveals, delays in national implementation of the EUTR, both [...]

Netherlands: Sanctions for EUTR violation

A Dutch company has been sanctioned today for violating the European Timber Regulation, after Greenpeace has started the investigation on [...]
March 10, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Africa / Europe / Global

EUTR- still a long way to effectiveness

The European Commission released the results of the first review of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) on 19 February.  [...]
March 4, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe / Global