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Robinson Lumber's perilous trade with Peru's Maderera Bozovich

06.01.2020 No US firm imports more high-risk wood from Peru than Robinson Lumber and they continue to buy from a company with a long rap sheet of alleged illegalities

New probe finds EU demand for oak flooring fuelling corruption and violence in Ukraine

19.12.2019 $35m of timber purchased by major EU parquet flooring manufacturers from two Ukraine firms linked to widespread illegal logging, corruption and business malpractices

African timber from firms linked to bribery, conflict and illegal logging floods into France

05.07.2019  Six years after EU law introduced to curb illegal timber imports, the trade in suspect wood from Africa continues as French authorities fail to act

EU firms buying timber from wanted suspect at centre of $30m Ukrainian bribery case

03.06.2019 A slew of companies are purchasing wood from a supplier owned by the wife of Ukraine’s former forestry chief, even though a criminal case against the couple is ongoing

US flooring giant buying tropical wood from Brazilian fi at centre of illegal timber scandal

18.11.2018 Floor & Decor continues to buy from Indusparquet despite the company being fined $170,000 for allegedly using fraudulent operating permits

Brazilian man goes on the run, accused of multiple murders - but US timber company still among top customers

26.04.2018 Despite illegal logging record and links to a brutal Amazon massacre, Industrial Pine Products continues to buy the tropical timber

Top US plywood importer in league with one of the world's dirtiest timber companies

19.10.2017 Products made from the rainforests of Malaysian Borneo, supplied by a firm known to have bulldozed intact forests, abused indigenous people and propped up the regime of a billionaire kleptocrat

Luxury US yachts being supplied with suspect Burmese teak

19.10.2017 There is rampant illegality and corruption in the logging industry in Myanmar. So why do two US firms continue to import large quantities of teak?

French firms continue to import high-risk logs from Africa

19.10.2017 Evidence compiled by Earthsight reveals that French companies are importing logs from dictatorships, conflict states and some of the most controversial logging companies

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