New analysis shows illegal logging to have fallen by nearly a quarter in the past 8 years.
London thinktank Chatham House says consumer pressure, legal restrictions and media attention have all contributed. Countries such as Brazil, Cameroon and Indonesia have seen even larger falls, with Indonesia seeing a drop of 75% in a decade.
There is still much to be done, however, as 40% of the harvesting in Indonesia is still illegal.
The report calls for Japan, China and Vietnam to pass legislation banning illegal imports.
The full BBC article can be found here.