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Routes of Extinction: The corruption and violence destroying Siamese Rosewood in the Mekong.

China’s furniture craze drives Siam rosewood to extinction May 12, 2014 China’s luxury furniture craze steeped in blood & driving Siam rosewood to extinction BANGKOK : Precious Siamese rosewood has been illegally logged to the brink of extinction in the Mekong region to feed a voracious demand...
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SVLK Flawed: An Independent Evaluation of Indonesia's Timber Legality Certification System

The Study found the following shortcomings: Since its inception the SVLK standard was weakened repeatedly. SVLK certifies operations which are not in compliance with various government regulations. SVLK certifies operations which are not sustainable. SVLK certifies operations which may source...
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Meeting the International Market Requirements in Timber Sector

WWF-Malaysia and STIA jointly organised a one-day seminar entitled "Meeting the International Market Requirements in Timber Sector" on the 12th of June 2014. The seminar aimed to share knowledge and experience with stakeholders on the need of demonstrating legality and sustainability on wood and...
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Improving Forest Governance and Forest Sustainability Workshop in Sarawak

The workshop aimed to raise awareness among the social and indigenous groups on forest governance and the High Conservation Values (HCV) concept in the forestry sector. It also served as a platform for social NGOs and community-based organisations to share their opinions.
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