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Illegal loggers in Vietnam train as jungle tour guides | Reuters

Nguyen Ngoc Anh, 36, who was an illegal logger turned forest protector poses at Phong Nha National Park, Quang Binh province

Nguyen Ngoc Anh, 36, who was an illegal logger turned forest protector poses at Phong Nha National Park, Quang Binh province, Vietnam, April 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hoang Trung

Now, Ngoc Anh is one of 250 former loggers trained by an adventure tourism company to lead mostly foreign tourists through jungles and into some of the world’s largest cave systems in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site.

Source: Illegal loggers in Vietnam train as jungle tour guides | Reuters

‘Rampant’ illegal logging in Cambodia an ‘existential’ threat to Indigenous people — Radio Free Asia

Trucks haul away illegally cut timber from a protected forest area in Cambodia in an undated photo. Credit: Amnesty International/Private

Trucks haul away illegally cut timber from a protected forest area in Cambodia in an undated photo. Credit: Amnesty International/Private

Other community members in Prey Lang said that illegal loggers sometimes offered to buy resin trees from them and that they felt that they had to accept whatever payment was offered because the loggers would cut down the trees regardless.

Source: ‘Rampant’ illegal logging in Cambodia an ‘existential’ threat to Indigenous people — Radio Free Asia

Undercover investigation tracks protected African timber to Roseburg Forest Products – oregonlive.com

Deforestation in the tropics has led to protests all over the globe, including this one in Germany. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach)

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Deforestation in the tropics has led to protests all over the globe, including this one in Germany. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach)

Four years of investigation into the illegal timber trade in West Africa led an environmental group to the doorstep of Roseburg Forest Products, one of the Oregon’s largest and oldest timber companies.

Source: Undercover investigation tracks protected African timber to Roseburg Forest Products – oregonlive.com