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Cambodian official implicated in illegal forest clearing scandal

15.02.2017 Rural development department chief accused of illegally clearing forest in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary to plant cashew trees

False documents facilitate illegal sale of land in Brazilian indigenous reserve

13.02.2017 Deforestation of a reserve in Rondonia has intensified after false documents were allegedly drawn up to illegally sell off land

Greenpeace uncovers illegal deforestation of more than 40,000 hectares of protected forests in Argentina

27.01.2017 Satellite image analysis points to widespread forest loss in several states believed to be for soy and fruit cultivation

Global network of scientists recognises importance of illegal forest conversion for agribusiness

04.12.2016 A new study by International Union of Forest Research Organisations highlighted illegal conversion as one of four major ‘trends’ in illegal logging worldwide

Why voluntary policies will not stop deforestation

21.11.2016 It is essential that the corporate zero deforestation movement is harnessed to push for the necessary actions by governments

Deforestation from avocado production in Mexico higher than previously thought

14.11.2016 The country's attoerny general has claimed up to 8,000 hectares of forests cleared each year to for avocado orchards in the state of Michoacán

‘Furtive’ avocado production destroying natural forests in Mexico

13.10.2016 The Mexican state of Michoacán is losing up to 1,000 hectares of forest each year due to illegal expansion of avocado farms

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