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What is illegal logging?

Page | November 28, 2006 at 1:04

Logging is illegal when the timber is harvested, processed, transported, brought or sold in violation of national laws.

Ancient forests

Hub | November 29, 2006 at 0:05


Page | November 28, 2006 at 23:12

Ecoforestry is an alternative to industrial logging. Using minimal impact harvesting methods, landowners fell a small number of carefully selected trees, and process and transport the timber without damaging the surrounding forest.

Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG)

Page | November 28, 2006 at 23:16

The Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) process aims to combat the threats posed to forests by illegal logging, trade, poaching and corruption.

North America

Page | November 29, 2006 at 0:37

The ancient forests of North America are extremely diverse. They include the boreal forest belt stretching between Newfoundland and Alaska, the coastal temperate rainforest of Alaska and Western Canada, and the myriad of residual pockets of...


Page | November 29, 2006 at 21:52

The central African Forest of the Great Apes is second in size only to the Amazon rainforest and is the most species rich place in Africa. It is home to an astonishing number of animal and plant species.

Asian Russia

Page | November 29, 2006 at 22:09

The Snow Forests of Asian Russia comprise areas of intact ancient forest ranging from the arctic zone in north-eastern Sakha, to the subtropical region along the Amur and Ussuri river basins to the south.

South America

Page | November 29, 2006 at 22:13

The temperate jungle of South America, which covers regions of Southern Chile and Argentina, represents the largest tract of essentially undisturbed temperate forest in the world.

ARCH Problems in Paradise

Page | December 1, 2006 at 1:30

Every year around the world, 7 million hectares of ancient forest are cleared or severely degraded. That's the equivalent of 30 football fields a minute.


Page | December 1, 2006 at 1:43

The last ancient forests of Europe combine Europe's few remaining tracts of ancient forest in Scandinavia with the adjoining forest of European Russia, from the western flanks of the Ural Mountains. These forests represent Europe's last remaining...

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