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Australia: Illegal Timber Ban Announced Today



Posted on 09 December 2010
From Greenpeace: Australia — The biggest names from Australia’s timber industry joined leading social justice and environment groups today to welcome the federal government’s announcement of new laws to ban illegal timber imports. The new laws will see Australia take a leading role in protection of the world’s most threatened forests and, if backed by strict penalties and rigorous enforcement, could be the best of their kind in the world. Read more...

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