The result was rather an increase in deforestation and illegal logging and a rapid decrease in forest resources.
At the root of the problem are illegal logging and the loss of wetlands to farming.
This person was among those who self-identified as ‘fighting for the forests’ and seeking to end logging of old growth trees.
However, methods used to harvest the timber, such as clear cutting and logging of old-growth trees, are questionable from an environmental standpoint.
This knowledge of fire is conditioned by the social world of organized logging and timber extraction.
As a result, Cambodia formed a military task force to investigate illegal logging within its borders.
Though logging is a well-rooted activity, Alvarez believes it can be countered with a permanent, well-equipped police force.
As time passed, the trusses also proved to be more environmentally benign than the rafters because they can be made with small pieces of wood and do not require logging of old growth trees.
In Indonesia about 70 percent of timber production is from illegal logging .
Across the country, resource-rich provinces are also home to looting, illegal logging and mining activities.