Sustainable Tropical Timber Trade Mislabeled, Says Report

A new report from Friends of the Earth International has determined that the ‘sustainable’ tropical timber trade, particularly in Malaysia, is not actually sustainable at all. The report suggests that the trade could become more sustainable with changes in policy by timber importers, which would include requirements such as free,...

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Norway Cuts Ties With Two Malaysian Forestry Companies

Norway has blacklisted two Malaysian timber┬ácompanies after an investigation brought to light the environmental havoc they have wreaked on Borneo’s tropical forests. Read more from Mongabay Read more about Forest and Climate Policy in Borneo then join the conversation on Facebook Norway’s $760 billion pension fund has divested from two...

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