A log landing area on the coast of the Solomon Islands with piles of timber waiting to be picked up pictured in July this year. Photo: Reuters A log landing area on the coast of the Solomon Islands with piles of timber waiting to be picked up pictured in July this year. Photo: Reuters
A log landing area on the coast of the Solomon Islands with piles of timber waiting to be picked up pictured in July this year. Photo: Reuters
Environment

Chinese demand for timber could strip Solomon Islands bare of forests, environmental group says

Scale of logging is ‘so unsustainable that natural forests will be exhausted very soon if nothing changes’, Global Witness says

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A log landing area on the coast of the Solomon Islands with piles of timber waiting to be picked up pictured in July this year. Photo: Reuters A log landing area on the coast of the Solomon Islands with piles of timber waiting to be picked up pictured in July this year. Photo: Reuters
A log landing area on the coast of the Solomon Islands with piles of timber waiting to be picked up pictured in July this year. Photo: Reuters
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