More businesses routinely using DNA for timber security

Chain of Custody, Company news, European Timber Regulation, Lacey Act

"We see this as the way forward," said Jamie Lawrence, sustainable forest and timber adviser for Kingfisher, Europe's largest home improvement retailer.

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Chatham House Illegal Logging Consultation

European Timber Regulation, Forest news, Lacey Act

We will be speaking at Chatham House in a session chaired by Rachel Butler from the European Timber Trade Federation between 1.30 and 3.30pm on Thursday 9 February. The 19th Illegal Logging Stakeholder Update is a high profile event is hosted at Chatham House with funding from UK Department for International Development and additional support ...

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Al Jazeera go undercover to show the extent of illegal log exports from Sierra Leone

European Timber Regulation, Lacey Act africa_investigates

An undercover Al Jazeera team show the illegal multi-million dollar timber trade in Sierra Leone. Despite logging bans and export bans business is booming with corrupt politicians, including the Vice President, aiding and abetting the theft of natural resources.

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