Bulk of timber exports from Papua New Guinea won’t pass legal test

Logging permits do not guarantee the legality of timber from Papua New Guinea, Global Witness warns. Photograph: Sutton-Hibbert/Rex Features

PORT MORESBY, 30 JULY 2018 (THE GUARDIAN) – Millions of tonnes of illegally logged timber, felled from forests across Papua New Guinea, are being exported to China and from there to the world as finished wood products, a new report from Global Witness has revealed. Global Witness’s investigation has found that the majority of logging […]

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