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DR Congo’s logging companies and international timber traders continue to profit from...

Press release | 2015-05-29 at 16:15

Kinshasa May 26 - Logging violations, disenfranchised local communities, the cutting of endangered tree species without valid authorisation, destruction of threatened Bonobo habitat and worldwide export of suspect timber. These are just some of...

Trading in Chaos: the impact at home and abroad of illegal logging in DRC

Publication | 2015-05-29 at 15:58

The forests of the Congo Basin comprise the second-largest rainforest area in the world and play a key role in regulating the earth’s climate, as well as providing a home and livelihood to millions of people and rare and endangered wildlife. The...

How China's purchasing power can save the world's forests

Blog entry by Kees Kodde | 2013-03-26

Worldwide, 13 million hectares of forests are disappearing every year. With so many of the world's forests already destroyed, we urgently need to protect what is left. The EU has adopted new legislation recently to stop imports of...

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