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Exploiting a political crisis, Malagasy timber barons are robbing this island nation of its sylvan heritage, illegally cutting down scarce species of rosewood trees in poorly protected national parks and exporting most of the valuable logs to China.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/25/world/africa/25madagascar.html

http://blogs.nationalgeographic.com/blogs/news/chiefeditor/2010/05/madagascar-logging-crisis.html

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0527-hance_rosewood.html

7th June 2010 Biodiversity, Deforestation, development, logging, Madagascar
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