Logging in Papua New Guinea. Image courtesy of Global Witness

Ten U.S. firms exposed to timber sourced from illegally issued ag licenses in Papua New Guinea

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Ten US companies may be selling wood flooring made with timber sourced from illegal clearances of indigenous land in Papua New Guinea, according to a new report from Global Witness.

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PNG Prime Minister says SABLs are being cancelled…but is it more of the same?

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

The Government of Papua New Guinea has failed to cancel controversial and hugely destructive large-scale agricultural leases, more than three years after promising to do so.

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