No Tropical Forest Destruction for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

No Tropical Forest Destruction for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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Japan's Tokyo 2020 Olympics stadium construction is fast becoming embroiled in controversy with the discovery that unsustainable tropical forest products are being used in the construction of the National Stadium. 

Japan's failure to adopt suitable regulations in relation to the procurement of timber products is contributing to the destruction of the precious last forests in places like Sarawak and the Heart Of Borneo. Amongst the products we have identified is plywood from Shin Yang, one of Sarawak's most notorious logging companies who have been linked to numerous counts of irreversable forest destruction, Indigenous land rights violations and ...

Japan's Tokyo 2020 Olympics stadium construction is fast becoming embroiled in controversy with the discovery that unsustainable tropical forest products are being used in the construction of the National Stadium. 

Japan's failure to adopt suitable regulations in relation to the procurement of timber products is contributing to the destruction of the precious last forests in places like Sarawak and the Heart Of Borneo. Amongst the products we have identified is plywood from Shin Yang, one of Sarawak's most notorious logging companies who have been linked to numerous counts of irreversable forest destruction, Indigenous land rights violations and illegal logging. 

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Tokyo Olympic organizers have been repeatedly informed about the high risk of using illegal and unsustainable timber for Olympic construction! Now we need to send the IOC a strong message telling them that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics must not be built on the destruction of tropical forests!

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