Ley Forestal y de Fauna Silvestre Law () was published in July and replaces this former Forestry and Wildlife Law (). Peru, Ley , Ley Forestal y de la Fauna Silvestre (), arts. 6(c) and 32; Decreto supremo no. AG, Reglamento de la Ley Forestal y de la. Ley No. , Ley de Áreas Protegidas, El Peruano, 4 July Ley No. , Ley General de Expropiaciones, El Peruano, 20 May Ley No.
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Moreover, the nature of the violations indicate that the permits associated with legal concessions are used to harvest trees in unauthorized areas, thus threatening all forested areas. Finally, we note that a new Forestry law was passed in July 30but as of 2738 time of writing it had not yet gone into effect due to delays in the adoption of the implementing regulations draft regulations were released in September A GTF includes information regarding the species, volume, and lye of origin of the transported material.
At the heart of the problem is that authorities only check the regulatory documents in transport or at port arrival, well after the timber has left the forest.
Bioscience 2738— Open in a separate window. Notably, they cited the submission of false or incomplete information in The Forestry Law also introduced a seemingly comprehensive regulatory framework designed to ensure that logged trees come from concessions and not surrounding unauthorized or sensitive areas. One of the most commonly cited problems was not finding the stumps of the supposedly harvested trees at the coordinates stated leyy the POA.
Together, this means that Instead, they become a tradable item and enable loggers to launder timber extracted outside of authorized areas This framework features a General Forest Management Plan hereafter PGMF for the Key acronymwhereby the concessionaire projects what trees they expect to extract over the next five years, and a more detailed Annual Operating Plan hereafter POA for the Spanish acronym for each year of operation Forest policy reform and the organization of logging in Peruvian Amazonia.
Failure to present management plans within the established timeframe.
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Of the supervised concessions in Loreto, we obtained the resolutions for These GTFs are used to create a Balance of Extraction, which works as a type of debit system for monitoring the volume of each species extracted that year from each parcel Peru Forestal en Numeros Figure was made with ArcGIS In nearly all of these cases Thus, we argue that the problem is a combination of a lack of oversight and enforcement prior to OSINFOR inspections, and fundamental shortcomings of existing law.
Failure to comply with established harvesting methods.
Grounds for revoking harvesting rights. Authorized timber non-cedar in the POA left standing.
Logging Concessions Enable Illegal Logging Crisis in the Peruvian Amazon
The role of governance and norms in Peru. In some cases, inspectors even found harvestable trees still standing at the coordinates indicated in the POA. Ecohealth 4— Promote illegal timber extraction through a third party. Support for research was provided by lej Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Timber extraction outside of the concession limits.
The Peruvian Amazon is an important arena in global efforts to promote sustainable logging in the tropics. To view a copy of this license, visit http: Blue Sky1 and Justin Pine 5. Grounds for cancellation of a 273308.
In particular, illegal logging is widespread throughout leh tropics, and corruption is a commonly cited cause 345678.
Authorized timber cedar in the POA left standing. Specifically, logging permits based on falsified annual plans are widely used to harvest trees in unauthorized areas.
Fieldwork and analysis of satellite imagery supports these findings. These data included information for logging concessions in the Peruvian Amazon. Until the legal system shifts the focus away from transit documents and towards verifying extraction of wood at the source and the subsequent chain of custody, widespread illegal logging will likely persist.
This concept assumes that selectively logged concessions can maintain forest cover across the landscape better than other land uses, such as agriculture. As a result, much of the timber coming out of the Peruvian Amazon is sourced outside of authorized concession areas. Once timber in transit has a GTF, it is very difficult for authorities to identify the original source of the timber. In summary, we find that the following scenario is common: PLoS One 6e Despite recent efforts to achieve sustainability, such as provisions in the US—Peru Trade Promotion Agreement, illegal logging continues to plague the region.
Reconciling forest conservation and logging in Indonesian Borneo. In the larger context, reconciling forest conservation and logging cannot be attained until timber extraction is contained to authorized concessions and not rampant throughout the landscape.
For example, if the concessionaire harvested a tree, the inspector should find evidence, such as a freshly cut stump, at that location. Failure to pay harvesting rights within the established timeframe.