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The illegal logging cycle in Madagascar

Date : 23rd June 2010, Source : Mongabay



The latest issue of the journal Madagascar Conservation & Development provides a comprehensive look into Madagascar's illegal logging trade, which has generated more than $200 million for a small group of individuals over the past year. The trade, which spikes just prior to national elections and may be a source of funds for ruling politicians, has taken a heavy toll on the lowland rainforests of Madagascar, with targeted species now at risk of extinction.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0623-madagascar_logging_cycle.html





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