Revenue From Unlawfully Cut Trees in Cambodia

in Environmental Threats

According to the Colombian Government’s Forest Sustainability Project, illegal logging activities in the country generates up to $200 Million a year. This is higher than the previously reported losses of $60 Million.

Up to 42 percent of the forests in Colombia are illegally cut.

Source:  Edward Fox, “Colombia Seizes 450 Tons of Illegal Timber,” InSight Crime, June 8, 2012.

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