Madeireira Santa Bárbara Sawmill in Para State. 1 Apr, 2014 © Marizilda Cruppe / Greenpeace

Illegal logging in the Brazilian Amazon is vast in scale and scope – impacting both rainforest communities and crucial habitat.

These systems would help them to monitor illegal logging on their lands, as indigenous tribes all too often fall victim to uncontrolled and illegal logging practices.

That same month, a major police crackdown on one of the largest illegal timber trade networks ever made headlines around the world.

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