Lukas Straumann will be at Basel's English bookstore "Bider und Tanner" to speak about his controversial new book, Money Logging: On the Trail of the Asian Timber Mafia.
Please join Lukas Straumann in a discussion about environmental destruction, corruption, and a campaign to save one of the most diverse ecosystems on earth. The event is free, with an author signing to follow.
Money Logging investigates what Gordon Brown has called ‘probably the biggest environmental crime of our times’—the massive destruction of the Borneo rainforest by Malaysian loggers. Historian and campaigner Lukas Straumann goes in search not only of the lost forests and the people who used to call them home, but also the network of criminals who have earned billions through illegal timber sales and corruptionback to overview