International Law

Report: Illegal logging down across the globe

LONDON - (AP) Tougher enforcement and strict new rules have led to a dramatic drop in illegal logging, a British think tank says, saving huge swaths of green and cutting carbon dioxide emissions across the globe.

An international clamp-down on unlawfully harvested timber has helped protect up to 17 million hectares (42 million acres) of ...

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