President Macky Sall on Thursday suspended all authorisations for logging and ordered an overhaul of Senegal’s forestry laws after a massacre connected to the illegal trade in timber.

The Consumer Unit Trust Society (CUTS) International Zambia has expressed concern that despite the ban on the harvest, transportation and exportation of Mukula tree, there is a lot of illegal tradi

Officials of the Forestry Commission have intensified their fight against illegal logging in efforts to stem the tide of deforestation and ensure sustainable forest resource exploitation.

The ruling notes that the concept of “nature as a true subject of rights that must be recognized by states and exercised under the tutelage of their legal representatives.”

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Madhya Pradesh & Others Vs Kallo Bai dated 08/05/2017 regarding confiscation of vehicles by the Forest Development Corporation, Dhuma District, Seoni for carrying teak wood without the requisite documents. The offence was registered under Madhya Pradesh Van Upaj (Vyapar Viniyam) Adhiniyam, 1969. The broad scheme of the Adhiniyam is to punish those who are in contravention of the law at the hand of the criminal court.

Vietnamese officials, companies and private individuals are systematically smuggling huge amounts of illegally logged timber from protected areas of Cambodia into Vietnam, according to a new report

Rakai — Government has deployed a combined force of UPDF soldiers and police in Malabigambo Central Forest Reserve in Kyebe Sub-county, Rakai District, to fight illegal logging.

Companies that want to buy Brazilian timber without contributing to illegal deforestation have a new tool to help them ensure stolen wood does not appear in their supply chains - a digital platform

Illegally harvested and traded timber continues to strongly impact our environment, societies and economies, including endangering biological diversity and climate change mitigation.

In May 2014, the Member States of the United Nations adopted Resolution 23/1 on “strengthening a targeted crime prevention and criminal justice response to combat illicit trafficking in forest products, including timber.” The resolution promotes the development of tools and technologies that can be used to combat the illicit trafficking of timber.

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