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Open Timber Portal

Photo credit: CIFOR/Flickr
Research

DNA Testing Can Save Trees from Illegal Logging – and You Can Help

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
Moss-covered bigleaf maple trees in the Hoh Rainforest
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
Insights

PODCAST: The Sounds of Sustainability

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • podcasts
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
Credit: Flickr/Javier Morales
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • podcasts
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging

Building a Sustainable Guitar: Maple

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • wood
Bigleaf maple forest.
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • wood
Insights

5 Technologies Help Thwart Illegal Logging by Tracing Wood’s Origin

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
  • wood
Stacks of Logs
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
  • wood

$13 Million Fine For Lumber Liquidators Shows U.S. Lacey Act‘s Clout

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
Photo by Mathias Appel/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
Insights

4 Cutting-Edge Technologies to Catch Illegal Loggers

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • business risk
  • Business
  • lacey act
  • logging
Logging in Sarawak, Malaysia. Photo by Ben Beiske/Flickr
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • business risk
  • Business
  • lacey act
  • logging

Northwest Lumber Mill First to Be Indicted on US Domestic Lacey Act Charges

  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • lacey act
J&L Tonewoods was charged with purchasing illegal big leaf maple, violating the Lacey Act. Photo by Washington DNR/Flickr
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • lacey act
Insights

Q&A with Cécile Ndjebet: Empowering Women Is Key to Better Forest Management in Cameroon

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cameroon
  • Gender
  • governance
  • land rights
Women in Cameroon prepare to plant saplings. Photo by Cameroon Ecology.
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cameroon
  • Gender
  • governance
  • land rights
Insights

Securing Rights for People and the Climate in Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Cameroon
  • carbon
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
Way back to Lukolela  View on the way back to Lukolela, Democratic Republic of Congo.   Photo by Ollivier Girard for CIFOR   Center for International Forestry Research
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Cameroon
  • carbon
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
Insights

4 Actions Companies Can Take to Source Legal Wood

  • forest products
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
Some countries have harvest or export bans on certain species or certain forms of harvested timber. It is important for companies to consider which timber species they are using and where they are purchasing from. Photo credit: Tim Gage, Flickr 2007
  • forest products
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business

Lumber Liquidators Raid Shows Companies Need to Heed U.S. Lacey Act

  • Forests
  • forest certification
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • United States
Illegal logging in Russian Far East, near Dalnerechensk in Primorsky. Photo credit: Environmental Investigation Agency
  • Forests
  • forest certification
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • United States
Data

Cameroon: Forest Land Allocation 2009

  • Africa
  • Cameroon
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • Africa
  • Cameroon
  • Forests
  • mapping

Forest Atlas of Cameroon

  • maps
  • Cameroon
  • Forests
  • maps
  • Cameroon
  • Forests

Leveling the Playing Field for Legal Timber in Brazil

  • Brazil
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • wood
Logging in Mato Grosso, Brasil. Credit: c.alberto/ Flickr
  • Brazil
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • wood

Cameroun: Affectation des Terres dans le Domaine Forestier 2006

  • Africa
  • Cameroon
  • Forests
  • maps
  • Africa
  • Cameroon
  • Forests
  • maps

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