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Forests and Wildlife Law 27308 (Peru)

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As of Septemberthe Peruvian government had created logging concessions, all in the Amazon watershed. These resolutions contain information pertaining to infractions and criteria for canceling concessions established in the Forestry Law Article 18 and the implementing regulation Articles 91 and One of the most commonly cited problems was not finding the stumps of the supposedly harvested trees at the coordinates stated in the POA.

Sustainable logging in the tropics is a commonly cited goal at the international level, but has been difficult to achieve on the ground in all three major tropical forest regions 12. Tree marked as cedar in the POA found to be another species. Likewise, the main field inspection also occurs post-harvest.

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In some cases, inspectors even found harvestable trees still standing at the coordinates indicated in the POA.

Ley Nº – Ley de promoción de la inversión privada para la reforestación y agroforestería.

Environmental Investigation Agency, Regulations of Forest and Wildlife Law No. Authorized timber non-cedar in the POA left standing. Of the six concessions with mahogany violations, four were documented after Timber extraction exceeding authorized volumes.

We present evidence that Peru’s legal logging concession system is enabling the widespread illegal logging via the regulatory documents designed to ensure sustainable logging. The fight for red gold: Status of logging concessions in the Peruvian Amazon.

The Forestry Law introduced a new regime for controlled access to Peru’s forest resources via a system of concessions, permits, and authorizations Prospects for sustainable logging in tropical forests.

The Forestry Law also introduced a seemingly comprehensive regulatory framework designed to ensure that logged trees come from concessions and not surrounding unauthorized or sensitive areas. Volume cedar documented in Balance of Extraction not from concession unit. Acquisition, transformation, or marketing of illegally extracted timber. Footnotes The authors declare no competing financial interests.

Concessions labeled in our system as Active—Supervised encompass a range of supervision outcomes: Instead, they become a tradable item and enable loggers to launder timber extracted outside of authorized areas Blue Sky1 and Justin Pine 5. These data included information for logging concessions in the Peruvian Amazon.


Foerstal grouped the logging concessions into four categories based on whether or not they have been supervised and the results of those supervisions Figure 1Table 1.

Permits and authorizations are typically for smaller forest units on private and indigenous lands. At the heart of the problem is that authorities only check the regulatory documents in transport or at port arrival, well after the timber has left the forest.

Here, we focus on the Peruvian Amazon and analyze official information to better understand both the geographic scale and documented legal violations related to illegal logging.

This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Ecohealth 4— These findings highlight foresta, need for additional reforms.

Logging Concessions Enable Illegal Logging Crisis in the Peruvian Amazon

Allocating logging rights in Peruvian Amazonia–does it matter to be local? Until the legal system shifts the focus away from transit documents and towards verifying extraction of wood at the source and the subsequent chain of custody, widespread illegal logging will likely persist.

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