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|The World Bank estimates that 80 percent of Peru's logging exports are illegally harvested, a problem compounded by bribery and obstacles to prosecution. It is a pattern seen in other parts of the world, including the far east of Russia, where environmentalists have documented the rampant illegal logging of oak and other kinds of wood bound for the United States and elsewhere.|
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