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Tropical ecologist: Australia must follow U.S. and EU in banning illegally logged wood

Date : 9th February 2012, Source : Mongabay



Australia should join the widening effort to stamp out illegal logging, according to testimony given this week by tropical ecologist William Laurance with James Cook University. Presenting before the Australian Senate's rural affairs committee, Laurance argued that the massive environmental and economic costs of illegal logging worldwide should press Australia to tighten regulations against importing illegally logged timber at home.

http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0209-hance_australia_illegallogging.html





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