Only from the air is it possible to make out the scale of three illegal logging roads which have been carved into Peru’s eastern Amazon, while local authorities in the jungle Ucayali region seeming
The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Water and Wildlife (MoECCWW) has taken a firm stance to suspend the issuing of permits for felling trees across the country, with immediate effect, "unl
Police investigating suspected environmental scams swoop on state officials and businessmen in Amazon area known for woods used in furniture and decking
Northern Dien Bien Province has lost 22,000ha of forest because of illegal logging, and the loss is expected to increase as forest rangers admit they cannot stop illegal logging.
China lodges diplomatic protest after court issues harsh punishments in crackdown on illegal timber trade along border
Efforts to address illegal logging and reduce the trade in illegal timber have borne fruit and prompted some positive reforms in producer countries. However, changes in the sector mean overall trade has not fallen in the last decade.
In April, scores of hillside homes in Fraswad and Shalnand villages in Jammu and Kashmir collapsed in a landslide amid heavy rains. Eighteen people died.
THOSE acquiring timber from forests to sell must have licences or face a maximum fine of $5000, says North forestry officer Lasiasa Kuritani.
ISLAMABAD: Climate Change Minister Mushahidullah Khan on Thursday visited the injured forest officials who were thrashed by timber smugglers in Kallar Syedan forests a few days ago.
More than 400 illegally set saw mills in Sylhet region have been running their trade due to absence of proper monitoring by the lawmen as well as by the Forest Department.
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