Can forensics help keep endangered rosewood off the black market?

Learning the origin of a log headed to a furniture factory would be a first step against deforestation

Artisans carving rosewood

Artisans carve rosewood at a furniture factory in China’s Jiangsu province in March 2019. Scientists are using forensics to keep endangered rosewood species out of the factories.

Ji Chunpeng/Xinhua/Alamy Stock Photo

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