Timber management plans in the state of Rondonia were suspended after the state of Amazonas identified an illegal management by loggers.
September 21, 2021
A survey shows that failures in the control systems make it difficult to identify the origin of wood extracted from the Amazon, which increases the chances of criminal exploitation. Improving data transparency is essential to legalize production chains.
October 14, 2014
State exercises little control over remote Amazon region blighted by poverty and illiteracy, and organised crime fills the vacuum.
October 17, 2014
Covert GPS surveillance of timber trucks by Amazon campaigners has revealed how loggers are defeating attempts to halt deforestation in the world’s greatest rainforest.