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Bloody timber off the market

Feature story | 7 May, 2003 at 0:00

While many people know diamonds are not best friends with regional stability in West Africa, the timber industry quietly stepped in to support arms trafficking in Liberia both logistically and financially. But after two years of intense...

Global action for ancient forests

Feature story | 23 June, 2003 at 0:00

Throughout the world, ancient forests are under threat. Many of the plants and animals that live in these forests face extinction. And many of the people and cultures who depend on these forests for their way of life are at risk. We are taking...

Liberian timber trade fuels regional insecurity

Publication | 1 May, 2003 at 0:00

Logging is a lucrative business in poverty-stricken Liberia and has long been one of the prime sources of government revenue. Following a United Nations ban on all diamond exports from Liberia in March 2001, logging has become the single largest...

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