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Cambodian Activists: Illegal Logging Ravaging Last Forests

Forestry activists in Cambodia say illegal logging is putting the country's last major forests in jeopardy. Activists gathered in Phnom Penh Wednesday told reporters that just this year alone, at least 55,000 tons of luxury wood were sent to China as part of what they allege is a “systematic” trade that includes the participation of high-ranking officials and security forces. Em Sopheak, an activist from eastern Mondulkiri province who works with the Community Legal Education...

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