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Forests and Wildlife Law 27308 (Peru)

This reconciliation centers on the prospect of combining protected areas with forest logging concessions to better conserve forest across a larger area than possible by protected areas alone 28 Furthermore, our results indicate that the pre-harvest regulatory 227308, particularly in regards to CITES-listed cedar species, is also clearly not working.

Timber extraction exceeding authorized volumes.

Fieldwork and analysis of satellite imagery supports these findings. 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.

Open in a separate window. PLoS One 6e The authors declare no competing financial interests. We 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.

Illegal logging in Vietnam: Moreover, this illegal timber extraction takes place using the very regulatory documents designed to ensure sustainable logging.

Land-use allocation protects the Peruvian Amazon. No indications of a census being performed.


We note that all of these violations were discovered in inspections done during or later—after entry into force of the US-Peru TPA.

Status of logging concessions in the Peruvian Amazon. Forestla, logging permits based on falsified annual plans are widely used to harvest trees in unauthorized areas. Ministerio de Agricultura, Support for research was provided by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

Authorized timber cedar in the POA left standing. Spatial data of logging concessions. Of the supervised forestql in Loreto, we obtained the resolutions for Their central role is to carry out post-harvest field inspections, known as supervisions, to ensure that the concessionaire complied with both the annual operating plan and national regulations These data included information for logging concessions in the Peruvian Amazon.

Tropical timber rush in Peruvian Amazonia: This means that in practice the transport permits GTFs are not linked to the concession area in question. Please review our privacy policy. For more information on issues related to indigenous communities, indigenous peoples living in voluntary isolation, labor and human rights violations, and corruption, see the following works 141819 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.

Forests and Wildlife Law (Peru) | The REDD Desk

Environmental Dorestal Agency, Promote illegal timber extraction through a third party. This framework features a General Forest Management Plan hereafter PGMF for the Spanish acronymwhereby the concessionaire projects what trees they expect to extract over the next five years, and a more detailed Annual Operating Plan hereafter POA for the Spanish acronym for each year of operation PLoS One 5e Failure to pay harvesting rights within the established timeframe.


We evaluated each resolution for the following four classes of data: As of Septemberthe Peruvian government had created logging concessions, all in the Amazon watershed. We present evidence that Peru’s legal logging concession system, established in the Forestry Law and later reinforced by the US—Peru TPA, is enabling widespread illegal logging.

Grounds for cancellation of a concession. Table 1 Status of logging concessions in the Peruvian Amazon. Based on the information in the approved POA, a concessionaire may remove timber from a concession. The images in this article are included in the article’s Creative Commons license, unless indicated otherwise in the image credit; if the image oey not included under the Creative Commons license, users will need to obtain permission from the license holder in order to reproduce the image.

Lam Tac forest hijackers in practice and talk. Corruption and illegal logging in Ghana. Failure to comply with the General Forest Management Plan.

We focus on the technical lfy driving the overall illegal logging crisis and do not address the important associated social issues. Abstract The Peruvian Amazon is an important arena in global efforts to promote sustainable logging in the tropics.