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Organized Crime Trade Worth over US$30 Billion Responsible for up to 90% of Tropical Deforestation
Rome, 27 September 2012 – Between 50 to 90 per cent of logging in key tropical countries of the Amazon basin, Central Africa and South East Asia is being carried out by organized crime threatening efforts to combat climate change, deforestation, conserve wildlife and eradicate poverty.
Thursday 27 Sep 2012
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