Illegal Logs Seized by Myanmar Authorities

in Environmental Threats

Between April 2011 and June 2013, environmental authorities seized over 69,600 tons of logs that were illegally logged, according to the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry.

Large portions of the illegally logged timber in Myanmar is transported to China.

Source:  “Myanmar’s authorities seize nearly 70K tons of illegal logs: ministry,” Eleven Myanmar, July 20, 2013.

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