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U.S. Companies Purchasing Bigleaf (South American) Mahogany

Publication | October 18, 2001 at 18:00

Annex to the 2001 report, "Partners in Mahogany Crime."

The Santarem Five and Illegal Logging

Publication | December 31, 2000 at 18:00

This 2001 report investigates five logging companies who are exporting the vast majority of wood from the port of Santarem in Para State in the eastern Amazon. Evidence is presented that the companies are involved in illegal and often...

The Amazon's Major Threat: Illegal Logging

Publication | December 31, 2000 at 18:00

Illegal logging continues to be one of the greatest threats to the Amazon - an incredible natural treasure.

State of Conflict

Publication | November 2, 2003 at 18:00

This report focuses on the Brazilian Amazon state of Pará, where industrial activities are surging ahead leaving the law behind. It concentrates on the two most aggressive industrial frontiers in Pará State: the regions of Porto de Moz and...

Partners in Mahogany Crime

Publication | September 30, 2001 at 18:00

A decade after the Earth Summit, ancient forests such as the Amazon are still waiting for governments to keep their promises. Fueled by high international demand, mahogany is driving the destruction of the Amazon.

Mahogany - The "Green Gold" of Amazon Destruction

Publication | December 31, 2000 at 18:00

Over the past 30 years, 15 percent of the Brazilian Amazon has been destroyed. Brazilian mahogany, the "Green Gold" makes the destruction of the Amazon possible by opening the doors to destructive logging and development.

Logging in the Amazon (PDF)

Publication | September 3, 2001 at 18:00

Illegal and predatory logging plays a central role in the destruction of the Amazon. It is now generally accepted that illegal logging is now the norm, rather than the exception, in the Brazilian Amazon. The government's own investigations...

Facing Destruction: A Greenpeace briefing on the timber industry in the Brazilian Amazon

Publication | December 31, 1998 at 18:00

Based on recent fieldwork, literature and interviews with company executives, this report presents details of the activities of 17 logging companies currently operating in the Amazon’s forest states of Amazonas and Para. All of the companies are...

Alongside the Law: A report about the log supply for plywood and veneer exporting...

Publication | January 4, 1999 at 18:00

The six exporting plywood and veneer companies of the Amazonas state – Amaplac, Carolina, Cifec, Compensa, CIM and Gethal – are or have been involved with illegal logging in the past two and a half years. In 1998, they were responsible for 86,7%...

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.

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