Wildlife Alliance rangers confiscated 0.15 m3 (Thnong), a man was detained.

Thnong – (Pterocarpus macrocarpus)
Commercial Grade-Cambodia : Luxury

Dr. Thomas Gray on Luxury timber

Uses: This species is used in making luxury furniture, cabinetwork, art handicrafts, musical instruments and flooring.

Current Status: In Cambodia, Pterocarpus macrocarpus occurs mostly in the North. Most timber is harvested from natural forests and the species is suffering from over-exploitation and agricultural expansions. Its natural habitats are being destroyed, and the species is facing the possibility of extinction.

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Our forest rangers work tirelessly to protect some of the world’s most endangered animals in one of Southeast Asia’s last great rainforests.

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