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They seized 30 tons of illegally extracted wood in the Amazon

They seized 30 tons of illegally extracted wood in the Amazon

The 106 cubic meters of this natural resource had been illegally extracted from the Amazon jungle at the hands of Organized Armed Groups in Putumayo and Caquetá for national smuggling.

The operation revealed that those involved, who did not have the permission of the environmental authority to cut down and transport the natural resource, had wood of the achapo class and ivory in their custody. Types of wood characterized by their resistance to inclement weather and their weight due to their high density.

In recent years 124,035 hectares have been deforested in Colombian territory.

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