China's appetite for wood takes a heavy toll on forests

Laurance, William (2011) China's appetite for wood takes a heavy toll on forests. Yale Environment 360 Magazine, 2011. pp. 1-5.

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Abstract

More than half of the timber now shipped globally is destined for China. But unscrupulous Chinese companies are importing huge amounts of illegally harvested wood, prompting conservation groups to step up boycotts against rapacious timber interests.

Item ID: 19576
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
Date Deposited: 29 Feb 2012 23:21
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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