blackwood tree

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Mr Hanson said: "The musical instrument industry is one of the largest consumers of Mpingo, the East African Blackwood tree. The wood is used to make clarinets, oboes, bagpipes, violins, guitars and pianos.
"Around 20,000 blackwood trees are felled each year - 96% of them illegally.
Blackwood trees used to make the instrument's chanter - the part on which the melody is played - are facing extinction.
The formidable forces of the piping world should come together, campaign and raise cash the for sustainable growth of blackwood trees.