Wildlife Detectives: Wildlife Forensic Scientists Tackle New Challenges To Curb Illegal Logging

Wildlife Detectives: Wildlife Forensic Scientists Tackle New Challenges To Curb Illegal Logging

Desde: EarthFix
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Before you can prosecute a thief, you have to know what he stole. This holds true for crimes against people - and crimes against nature.

Southern Oregon is home to the world’s only criminal forensics lab dedicated to this kind of evidence. Its traditional focus has been on endangered animal cases.

But that’s changing, thanks to an international push to stem the trafficking of hardwood from illegally logged forests.

As part of our EarthFix series on wildlife crimes, Jes Burns reports.

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