Gallery: UNEP Up to 90% Of Global Deforestation is Due to Organized Cri...


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Illegal logging and timber trafficking is such a serious problem that the United Nations and Interpol has joined forces in order to tackle the global crime gangs that are responsible. Now a new report from the United Nations Environmental Program has revealed that these criminal groups are responsible for 50% to 90% of illegal logging in tropical countries in the Amazon basin, Central Africa and South East Asia.

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  1. Charlie Pluckhahn November 18, 2013 at 9:40 pm

    Badly designed map. Impossible to use at a local or county-level of detail.

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