Democratic Republic of Congo's biggest logging companies are systematically violating national laws to plunder Congo's forests, undermining efforts to protect the world's second largest rainforest,

Logging violations, disenfranchised local communities, the cutting of endangered tree species without valid authorisation, destruction of threatened Bonobo habitat and worldwide export of suspect t

Maputo — The governor of the central Mozambican province of Sofala, Helena Taipo, has authorized the resumption of logging, after a closed door meeting with timber operators, local chiefs and staff

There is mounting concern about the scale of logging in Romania's remote forests

ZAMBIA is losing about 300,000 hectares of forests every year due to unsustainable agriculture and timber production, Vice-President Inonge Wina has said.

Brazil and Indonesia paid over $40bn in subsidies to industries that drive rainforest destruction between 2009 and 2012 - compared to $346m in conservation aid they received to protect forests, acc

There is an increasing focus on the role that public and private resources can play in supporting activities that reduce forest loss as part of wider efforts to address climate change, and ensure sustainable development.

BEIJING - Commercial logging will be forbidden in key state forests in Northeast China on April 1, said China's forestry watchdog Thursday.

Logging in the state forests has cost NSW more than $43 million over the past three years - money that would be better spent promoting tourism in the regions, according to the Greens.

COMMUNITIES in Kilwa District have earned 200,000 US dollars (361.5m/-) from timber exports to Europe in the past ten years.

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