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Luxury market 'destroying Madagascan forests'

Luxury market ‘destroying Madagascan forests’

Luxury market ‘destroying Madagascan forests’Trade in illegal wood uncovered: Luxury market fuelling destruction of Madagascar’s forests, says new report. Nagoya, Japan – Consumer demand for expensive rosewood furniture and musical instruments in China and elsewhere is the primary driver of an ecologically devastating trade in illegal timber, according to a report published today by the […]

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WWF CONDEMNS MADAGASCAR’S AUTHORIZATION OF ROSEWOOD EXPORTS

WWF CONDEMNS MADAGASCAR’S AUTHORIZATION OF ROSEWOOD EXPORTS

WWF has condemned the decision of the Madagascan government to allow the export of endangered rosewood as it could have disastrous consequences for some of the country’s unique plant and animal species. In the past it was illegal to export rosewood timber that had not been processed, but the prime minister has extended an order […]

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