Timberleaks shines a spotlight on dodgy timber traders and supply chains. Continue reading

Top US plywood importer in league with one of the world's dirtiest timber companies

19.10.2017 Products made from the rainforests of Malaysian Borneo, supplied by a firm known to have bulldozed intact forests, abused indigenous people and propped up the regime of a billionaire kleptocrat

Luxury US yachts being supplied with suspect Burmese teak

19.10.2017 There is rampant illegality and corruption in the logging industry in Myanmar. So why do two US firms continue to import large quantities of teak?

French firms continue to import high-risk logs from Africa

19.10.2017 Evidence compiled by Earthsight reveals that French companies are importing logs from dictatorships, conflict states and some of the most controversial logging companies

Firms filmed exploiting peatland forest in West Kalimantan

29.08.2017 An Indonesian company and its Chinese partner pushed ahead with an industrial wood plantation,  flouting a moratorium on the drainage and exploitation of lands

Palm oil encroaching on protected areas in Chiapas, Mexico, driving “clandestine” deforestation

29.06.2017 Illegal oil palm development is playing a leading role in deforestation in the Mexican state, according to a government source interviewed by a reporter for Mongabay

Ag drives deforestation in Atlantic Forests back to 2005 levels

28.06.2017 A 58% increase in deforestation rate in the Atlantic Forest with the majority of the 29,000 hectares deforested between 2015 and 2016 cleared illegally

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