Brazil – On January 16, authorities in the city of Ananindeua, part of the metropolitan region of Belem, seized more than 345m3 of wood including Angelim Vermelho and Cupuiba.
The timber was being warehoused in three clandestine ports that did not have licenses to operate. 15 people were charged with environmental crimes.
According to the Civil Police, the timber was extracted from forests in the Marajó region of northeast Para. (View interactive map here.)
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