A forest campaigner with Greenpeace Africa, has stated that Cameroon must team up with the European Union if the country is keen on combating the incidence of illegal logging and timber export.

Forests in Senegal's lush Casamance region risk disappearing within two years because of illegal timber smuggling, one of the West African country's foremost environmentalists said on Thursday.

Over 65 per cent of Uttarakhand’s total area of 34,651 sq.km is under forest cover.

A number of theories are circulating on what would have caused such gargantuan fires in Uttarakhand, reportedly the worst the state has seen in recent times.

Myanmar has banned lucrative logging operations as the newly-elected government of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi steps up a battle on deforestation, an environment official said on Thursday.

The provincial prosecutor’s office in the central Mozambican province of Manica, along the border with Zimbabwe, has expressed concern over the increased number of illegal loggers of timber, some o

There is “no solid evidence” that an EU law has done anything to prevent the illegal timber trade or even that it has been implemented, according to a draft commission review seen by the Guardian.

A large number of trees of different national and community forests had fallen due to heavy storms in mid-May last year.

MARGHERITA, January 31: Upper Dehing Forest Reserve of Digboi Forest Division under Tinsukia has more or less depleted as precious trees are being allegedly chopped illegally by timber smugglers ev

KAWASOTI: Smuggling of timber in the forests of Nawalpur in Nawalparasi district has gone massively in the recent days.