This equates to about 700 truckloads (on a 20m3/truckload basis) – far exceeding other recent major seizures of wood products anywhere.
For a visual representation of what this looks like, here are 700 truckloads…
On July 9th, President Bolsonaro extended Operation Verde Brasil 2 until November 6, 2020.
The operation is authorized for a land area covering 5 million square kilometers in the Amazon.
Many states in the Brazilian Amazon are experiencing significant increases in wood seizures compared to 2019.
For a closer look at some of the individual instances of forest law enforcement, check out the Timber Risk-Map™ .
To receive alerts when new instances occur near your supply chain, you can create custom alerts using TIMBERCHECK™.
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