63m3 of illegal Angelim Pedra and Massaranduba wood seized in Manaus

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June 21, 2020 - Amazonas, Brazil

38 m³ of wood of the species Angelim Pedra (Hymenolobium sp.) and 25.29m³ of the species Massaranduba (Manikara spp) were seized being transported by two trucks entering Manaus on highway BR-174 on June 21. The police found illegality in the forest documents, the company had an Irregular Forestry Report, showing signs of fraud, which was verified by the Federal Police.

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63m3 of illegal Angelim Pedra and Massaranduba wood seized in Manaus

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