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AP Investigation Shows Peru Backsliding on Illegal Logging

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Never before had so much lumber been denied entry at a U.S. port on evidence that it was harvested illegally.

Homeland Security investigators in Houston, acting on intelligence from their Peruvian counterparts, halted 1,770 metric tons of Amazon rainforest wood — enough to cover three football fields. The October 2015 impoundment from a rusty freighter was a rare victory in the battle to preserve tropical forests and a blow against organized criminal logging in Peru, where the World...

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