103 m3 of Saman logs seized at a lumber yard in Yaguachi

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January 27, 2021 - Guayas, Ecuador

At a lumber company in Yaguachi canton, the Ministry of the Environment and Water and agents of the Environmental Protection Unit (UPMA) seized 103 cubic meters of roundwood of the Samán species. The administration did not present documentation of the receipt of the logs.

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103 m3 of Saman logs seized at a lumber yard in Yaguachi

Photo: Policia Nacional de Ecuador

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