EU Commission decides to take Poland to court for failing to protect Bialowieza forest

Illegal logging in Bialowieza forest
© Dariusz Gatkowski

WWF applauds today’s decision by the European Commission to take Poland to European Court of Justice because of the increased logging in the Bialowieza Forest in breach of EU law. The EU Commission also decided on interim measures which will stop the wood extraction until the court’s judgement, preventing further destruction of Bialowieza’s natural resources.

read more … – WWF – World Wide Fund For Nature

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