Protesting sale of tropical timber
Synonyms: Lobbying against the use of tropical hardwoods
Context: But in Indonesia and Malaysia, the two most forested countries of Southeast Asia, where forests are disappearing fastest, logging by large corporations pursued in no small part to meet rich-world demand for specialty hardwoods at prices that are very far from reflecting the costs entailed.
Implementation: In the face of environmental protest, the largest chain of Dutch 'Do-it-Yourself' stores promised to stop selling tropical timber by the end of 1995.
Subjects: Tropical zonesInfluencingMerchantsTimber
Type Classification: D: Detailed strategies