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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > French company prepares to ship illegally logged rainforest wood from Madagascar

French company prepares to ship illegally logged rainforest wood from Madagascar

Date : 26th February 2010, Source : Mongabay



Delmas, a French shipping company that has been under pressure for facilitating the destruction of Madagascar's rainforest parks, has been cleared to begin picking up contraband rosewood as soon as Monday, report local sources in the Indian Ocean island nation. Leaders behind last year's military coup which displaced the autocratic, but democratically elected President Marc Ravalomanana have signed off on the shipment.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0225-madagascar_delmas.html





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