Terra Verde

The fight to keep illegal timber out of the US

Illegal logging in the lowland rainforest. Loggers with illegally cut, highly quoted cedro tree (Cedrela odorata). Lowland rainforest along the Rio Las Piedras, near the Alto Purus Reserved Zone, department Madre de Dios, Peru.

The Lacey Act is a landmark law designed to keep illegal timber and wood products out of the U.S. Host Adrienne Fitch Frankel explores the status and efficacy of the Lacey Act with Kate Horner of the Environmental Information Agency, Charlie Redden of Taylor Guitars, and Roy Houseman of the United Steelworkers. (Image: WWF)

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