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The Rosewood Racket I Environmental Investigation Agency

Discussion in 'Geography' started by AndrewvanZyl, Nov 21, 2017.

  1. AndrewvanZyl

    AndrewvanZyl Occasional commenter

    The results of a two-year investigation by EIA, The Rosewood Racket details the journey of illegal African rosewood, also known as “kosso,” from the remote forests of Nigeria beset by illegal logging to luxury furniture boutiques in China, despite protections placed on this threatened tree species by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). This video reveals the international transnational criminal network at work behind one of the largest timber smuggling operation in history.
    Published on Nov 9, 2017

     

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