VIDEO: Environmentalists find sensitive trees turned into building materials for Olympics

Environments are criticizing Ta Ann and Forestry Tasmania for cutting down trees slated to be protected by a conservation deal reached earlier this year. (Photo from ABCau video.)

Australian environmentalists are outraged after they found high-conservation timber at an Olympic construction site in London.

Markets for Change found plywood from Malaysian company Ta Ann at a site being constructed for Americans at the London Olympics.

"We managed to sourced timber by Ta Ann from within the 572,000 hectares earmarked for moratorium back in March of this year to Olympic training facilities," said Louise Morris, an environment activist.

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