TITLE

GETTING TO THE root of the problem

AUTHOR(S)
Duggleby, Luke
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Geographical (Geographical Magazine Ltd.);Nov2010, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efforts of Cambodian rangers and the military to locate and destroy the illegal drug factories that plague the forest of Cardamom Mountains. The factories process Cinnamomoum parthenoxylon, a rare evergreen tree that is used to manufacture the drug MDMA, otherwise known as ecstasy. The tree is native to Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines, where it is considered to be critically endangered.
ACCESSION #
57679859

 

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