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Building a Sustainable Guitar: Maple

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
Bigleaf maple forest.
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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Building a Sustainable Guitar: Koa

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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Building a Sustainable Guitar: Sitka Spruce

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
Worker sands the top of an acoustic guitar.
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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5 Technologies Help Thwart Illegal Logging by Tracing Wood’s Origin

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
Stacks of Logs
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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Forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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25 Years of So-Called “Sustainable Forest Management” in Sarawak

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
Land clearing for oil palm development in Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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New GFW Maps Show Vast Logging, Oil Palm and Plantation Concessions in Sarawak

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • environmental democracy
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
Sarawak, Malaysia. Photo by Wakx/Flickr.
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • environmental democracy
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities

Peru’s Illegal “Ghost Trees”: What U.S. Buyers Need to Know

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging
While not a new problem, the scale and pervasiveness of timber laundering in Peru is astounding.  Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging
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Perimeter Defense: 4 Technologies for Detecting and Preventing Illegal Logging

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • mapping
Some forest managers are using drones to monitor trees and wildlife. Photo by John Mills/Flickr
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • mapping

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

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging
Photo by Mathias Appel/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging
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Will World Forestry Congress See Merit in Trees Outside the Forest?

  • Forests
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • landscapes
  • illegal logging
Restoring trees in drylands can improve higher food security. (Drylands, Mail) Photo by TREEAID/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • landscapes
  • illegal logging

4 Cutting-Edge Technologies to Catch Illegal Loggers

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • illegal logging
Logging in Sarawak, Malaysia. Photo by Ben Beiske/Flickr
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • illegal logging

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

  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • illegal logging
J&L Tonewoods was charged with purchasing illegal big leaf maple, violating the Lacey Act. Photo by Washington DNR/Flickr
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • illegal logging
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Fires Spread Across Indonesia as Parliament Approves Haze Treaty

  • Forests
  • Air Quality
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • pollution
Forest fires in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo Credit: Billy Gabriel/Flickr
  • Forests
  • Air Quality
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • pollution
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8 Percent of World's Remaining Pristine Forests Degraded Since 2000

  • agriculture
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
Forest fragmentation is caused by the expansion of logging, mining and development activities. Photo credit: Angela Sevin, Flickr
  • agriculture
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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4 Actions Companies Can Take to Source Legal Wood

  • forest products
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • corporate sustainability
  • 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
  • illegal logging
  • corporate sustainability
  • Business
Insights

Indonesian Fires Bring More Haze to Southeast Asia

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • mapping
  • commodities
A forest fire in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, in September of 2011. Photo credit: Rini Sulaiman, Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • mapping
  • commodities
Illegal logging in Russian Far East, near Dalnerechensk in Primorsky. Photo credit: Environmental Investigation Agency
  • Forests
  • illegal logging