A millionaire confiscation of timber in the port of Iquitos, Amazon of Peru. Prosecutors immobilized 1,312 cubic meters valued at over $ 470,000, which were destined for US and Mexico.
Global Witness NGO report allowed geolocale 478 cases of people killed in Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador between 2002 and 2014.
This year the Supervisory Agency for Forest Resources ordered the closing of its 4 concessions when he proved the illegal origin of more than 4 thousand cubic meters of wood.
The Brazilian government has made several attempts to take control of logging in the Amazon. But despite high-profile crackdowns, the trade in illegal timber is vast and growing.
Timber management plans in the state of Rondonia were suspended after the state of Amazonas identified an illegal management by loggers.