TITLE

Audit Committee calls for ban on illegal timber

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Jul2009, Issue 414, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the British Commons Environmental Audit Committee urges the government to take action on the supply and demand of forest products by banning deforestation. The proposals being considered by the committee's report on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation are discussed. It stresses the need for the government to lead international agricultural reform towards more sustainable land use.
ACCESSION #
43780050

 

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