When buying wood products it’s important to remember that FSC-certified wood can be illegal.
In three separate operations, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) of Indonesia, seized 38 containers of wood that is … More
Indonesian forestry authorities are reportedly investigating 18 companies they suspect of being involved in illegal logging and/or trade.
In one month, spanning December 2018 and January 2019, authorities in Indonesia have seized 384 containers of wood originating from the provinces of Papua and West Papua.
57 containers of Merbau wood, allegedly illegal, were seized in the Port of Makassar, Indonesia. The volume of wood is … More
40 containers of Merbau wood, allegedly illegal, were seized in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. The timber is said to have … More
In an operation called “Do Re Mi” authorities in Brazil seized 20,804 violin bows made from allegedly illegal Pau-Brasil wood (Paubrasilia echinata).