stable isotope

Study: Verifying claims

Creating verifiable timber origin claims from the Solomon Islands: This study sought to establish scientific methodology to assess geographic origin claims of timber declared to have originated from the Solomon Islands to enable operators to carry out due diligence analysis and permit members of Law Enforcement to conduct forensic investigations.

Study: Protecting forests

Protecting forest in Gabon with Stable Isotope testing: This study aimed to assess the differences in stable isotope ratio profile of a variety of timber samples collected from two FSC concessions in Gabon, for the purposes of origin classification, and to enable operators and Law Enforcement agencies to carry out due diligence checks and forensic investigations.