New Rules on Illegal Timber Come into Force Across EU | WWF

New Rules on Illegal Timber Come into Force Across EU



Posted on 03 December 2010
From EnvironmentalExpert.com: New rules to prevent illegal timber being sold on the European market have come into force across the EU. The legislation will strengthen efforts to halt illegal logging which causes serious environmental damage and biodiversity loss and undermines the efforts of those trying to manage forests responsibly. The Regulation, which was first proposed by the Commission in 2008, was adopted by the EU last month and will apply in all Member States from March 2013. Read more...