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Wood Laundering Alert: Brazilian State of Para

Posted 13 July 2009 by Jacob Malthouse to Ecolabel News.

Brazilian newspaper O Globo is reporting that the government has found evidence that timber companies are doctoring paperwork to sell illegally cut timber as eco-certified. The state of Pará is the focus, with up to 3,000 companies involved. There is no word on which eco-labels, if any, might be implicated. More at Mongabay.com