Suspect Timber in EU Building Projects | WWF

Suspect Timber in EU Building Projects

Posted on 19 March 2008
From Friends of the Earth: Amsterdam/Brussels - Friends of the Earth is calling on the European Commission to adopt environmental legislation to prevent illegal timber from being sold on the European market, following an investigation which discovered illegal or destructively logged timber in four EU construction projects. The timber originated from the Amazon, Central Africa, Russia and Indonesia, where large-scale illegal and destructive logging takes place and timber is purchased from suppliers that engage in illegal logging. Read the article...