TITLE

Plant a tree -- then import illegal timber

AUTHOR(S)
Hilsum, Lindsey
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
New Statesman;4/2/2007, Vol. 136 Issue 4838, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the reforestation program in China, noting that while the government promotes tree planting it allows the importation of rare hardwoods from a number of Asian and African countries. The illegal trade in merbau, a type of wood found primarily in Indonesia, is described.
ACCESSION #
24504392

 

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