Two arrested for illegal logging of Cocobolo in the Soberanía National Park

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April 30, 2021 - Colón, Panama

Authorities detained two people on a boat in the Río Chagres, in the Parque Soberanía. The detainees carried 16 pieces of processed wood of the species of cocobolo (Dalbergía retusa) that were confiscated from them. The cocobolo species (Dalbergia retusa ) is protected and its felling is regulated in Panama by Resolution AG-0602-2014 of September 2, 2014.

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Two arrested for illegal logging of Cocobolo in the Soberanía National Park

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