China Role Seen in Illegal Timber Trade
By Ching-Ching Ni, Times Staff Writer
March 29, 2006

BEIJING — Global demand for cheap consumer wood products has turned China into the center of a thriving illegal timber trade that is wiping out some of the world's most endangered forests, the environmental group Greenpeace charged Tuesday.,1,715479.story?coll=la-headlines-world&ctrack=1&cset=true