Earth Focus

Building A Future: Lumber Poaching In Oregon and Brazil

Season 2 Episode 3 | 26m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

Wood is found in countless products consumers use daily. In fact, lumber is connected to the world economy – a country’s lumber importation tends to rise in correlation with its gross domestic product. Following groups like “Guardians of the Forest,” we explore illegal lumber poaching in the forests of Brazil and Oregon, where citizens and scientists are working to combat illegal trade.

Aired: 05/07/19

Rating: NR

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Earth Focus is a local public television program presented by PBS SoCal | KCET.