Illegal logging and trade in fine wood threaten Wampis communities in the Peruvian Amazon

Illegal logging and trade in fine wood threaten Wampis communities in the Peruvian Amazon

The last logging period granted by the Autonomous Territorial Government of the Wampis Nation (GTANW) ended on May 30, 2022, yet timber has continued to be indiscriminately extracted in the native communities of Candungos and Papayacu. Every day, boats full of mahogany, cedar and tornillo wood cross the Santiago River in the province of Condorcanqui…