No one paid much attention to the gnarled, yellow-blossomed rosewood trees dotted around farmsteads in northern Ivory Coast until Chinese-backed buyers started offering money for the timber.

Regulators with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection approved a timber harvest plan earlier this month that includes the logging of redwood trees that are a century

Cameroon’s timber sector, combined with weak law enforcement, have fueled a surge in illegal logging that is fast depleting the nation's forests, experts warn.

A few moments of relaxation for Chilean logger Nelson Hidalgo were shattered one day last month when 12 armed men piled out of a pick-up truck and demanded he step outside his work-site dining trai


After taking a beating from decades of logging, China's forests have begun to regenerate, but the problem of deforestation might have shifted to other nations exporting wood to the world's most pop

As France brokers talks on a global deal to cut carbon emissions at the Paris climate summit, Global Witness reveals how the French Development Agency (FDA) has invested over 120 million euros in l

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Dipak Kisanrao Marne Vs Rajendra Devrao Marne & Others dated 16/11/2015 regarding illegal and unauthorized act of cutting of 21 trees, one Khair tree-schedule tree under Maharashtra Felling of Trees (Regulation) Act, 1964 and other 20 (twenty) non-scheduled trees standing in land property Gat No.990 (Old S.No.85/5), at post Andgaon, Tal. Mulshi, Lavasa road, Pune.

The Communist Party has vowed to completely ban logging in natural forests for commercial purposes in the next five years.

The United States’ shares of global industrial roundwood production and derivative products have declined precipitously since the 1990s. We evaluate the extent of these declines compared with those of major producing countries from 1961 to 2013. We find that the US global share of industrial roundwood peaked at 28% in 1999 but by 2013 was at 17%, with the decline attributable to a combination of cyclical factors and long-run trends.