Briefing Document / March 15, 2010

Open letter to Delmas shipping company raises concerns over rosewood shipments from Madagascar

An open letter from Global Witness and the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)  to Delmas shipping company expressing grave concerns at its involvement in the transport of timber from Madagascar which has been declared illicit by the Malagasy authorities. The groups accuse Delmas of facilitating the destruction of Madagascar's remaining rosewood forests through illegal logging.

Download the letter here.