A country is coloured with orange if drought episodes have occurred in that country during the reference decade, regardless
of their temporal and spatial (local or nationwide) scale. No distinction between the severity, the frequency and the extent of
the events is made.
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Don't buy timber from illegal trade!
Illegal trade in tropical timber contributes to forest destruction. Many hardware suppliers are now selling timber that has been certified as legal and sustainable. Next time you shop for wood-products, check for labels such as the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
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