Truckload of Balsa wood seized in Matapalo

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November 19, 2020 - Tumbes, Peru

Customs officials in Matapalo seized a truckload of Balsa lumber (Ochroma piramidale). The lumber was allegedly intended for export but was without proof of legal origin.

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Truckload of Balsa wood seized in Matapalo

Photo: FEMA Peru

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