Q. Why is this in News?
A. Recent investigation by International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) revealed that India has become the second largest importer of "conflict wood" from Myanmar, after China. India hasn’t banned the import of teak from Myanmar, which is being exported to the US & EU.
Q. Why is Teak Imported from Myanmar Described as “Conflict Wood”?
Q. What’s so Special about Myanmar Teak?
Q. What are the Steps taken to Check Illegal Harvesting of Teak from Myanmar?
Q. What Steps can be Taken to Tackle Illegal Trade for Teak ?