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Farm bill is a diamond in the rough

Feature story | May 23, 2008 at 18:00

The Lacey Act has been protecting wildlife for over 100 years by ensuring that America will not engage in the illegal trafficking of animals, and now that same protection has been granted to wild plant life by the recently passed 2007 farm bill.

Annex to State of Conflict: The U.S. Connection to Illegal Logging in the Brazilian...

Publication | October 31, 2003 at 18:00

"State of Conflict" details the extensive degree to which illegal logging is taking place in Pará State, particularly in the areas of the Middle Land and Porto de Moz. This annex identifies U.S. companies in the chain-of-custody.

The Amazon's Silent Crisis - ft. Marion Cotillard

Video | July 8, 2014 at 15:20

The Amazon rainforest is under attack. Loggers are stealing the forest. They abuse the system to launder illegal timber with official papers. Much of this timber is then sold all over the world, with two thirds of all timber exported from the...

Massive Arrests in Amazon Rainforest Expose Corruption and Illegal Logging

Feature story | June 2, 2005 at 18:00

Brazilian federal police have launched their largest operation in the Amazon to date, arresting 89 people – including corrupt agents of the Brazilian environmental agency, known as IBAMA, and loggers. The arrests have effectively dismantled a...

The Fight Against Illegal Logging In The DRC

Image gallery | March 3, 2014

Remembering Sister Dorothy Stang

Feature story | June 5, 2005 at 18:00

June 7 would have marked the 74th birthday of Sister Dorothy Stang, a longtime advocate for the disempowered in the Brazilian Amazon. On February 12, the American-born nun was assassinated in the rainforest for her convictions. This week,...

Greenpeace Sting Exposes Pirate Loggers

Feature story | December 21, 2005 at 18:00

How do you get a shipment of illegal logs out of the Amazon and to market in São Paolo? A team of Greenpeace activists risked their lives to go undercover to show - for the first time - exactly how it's done.

New legislation could stop illegal wood imports to the U.S.

Feature story | September 4, 2007 at 18:00

Have you ever wondered where the wood you’re buying comes from? Was it sustainably harvested, or was it illegally logged? Were animals displaced, did people lose their livelihoods so that you could buy a piece of furniture or lumber here in the U...

Illegal timber from the Brazilian Amazon sold all over the world

Blog by Daniel Brindis | May 15, 2014

Amazon timber is all over the U.S. You can find it in hardwood flooring at national retailers like Lumber Liquidators and in walkways at landmarks like Atlantic City, Miami Beach, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Much of this wood comes from Pará State,...

Logging: The Silent Crisis

Video | May 15, 2014 at 15:54

A two year Greenpeace investigation has confirmed that logging in the Amazon is still out of control and often taking a predatory form.

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