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Thursday, May 15, 2003

With the help of the Environmental Investigation Agency the BBC's environment correspondent Roger Harrabin has produced a report outlining how the Malaysians are failing to prevent the blatant smuggling of illegal hardwood timber from Indonesia - despite assurances made last year that this trade would be stopped.

In a year's time these hardwoods could end up in the homes of unwitting UK consumers, where they are used to make garden furniture + trendy floors...