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Greenpeace, Green Party call for stronger action on deforestation imports

Thursday 23 Jun 22 11:45am

GREENPEACE says a bill aimed at preventing unsustainable timber imports will do little to save the world’s rainforests or end human rights abuses.

The government’s Forest (Legal Harvest Assurance) Amendment Bill passed its first reading in parliament on Tuesday and focuses on the legal harvest of New Zealand’s wood product exports and imports.

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