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

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

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.…

Final Agreement Will Permanently Safeguard 85 Percent of Great Bear Rainforest

Final Agreement Will Permanently Safeguard 85 Percent of Great Bear Rainforest

Today First Nations governments and the BC government, with the support of ForestEthics Solutions, Greenpeace, Sierra Club BC and five forestry companies, announced the fulfilment of the Great Bear Rainforest…

In the fight to stop climate change, forests are a vital weapon

In addition to mitigating the emissions that cause climate change, conserving tropical forests contributes to development in myriad ways Forests are undervalued assets in meeting the twin global challenges of…

UAV footage of massive forest fires as Indonesia’s carbon bomb explodes

UAV footage of massive forest fires as Indonesia’s carbon bomb explodes

Jakarta, 7 October 2015 – Shocking UAV footage captured by Greenpeace Southeast Asia field researchers shows the massive underground peat fires burning across Indonesia. The footage was shot around the…

Forests can help prevent floods and droughts

Forests can retain excess rainwater, prevent extreme run-offs and reduce the damage from flooding. They can also help mitigate the effects of droughts. A new report published today by the…

American citizens to EU Commission: “Stop cutting our forests”

American citizens to EU Commission: “Stop cutting our forests”

Over 50 000 US citizens are appealing to European Commissioners Arias Cañete and Vella for a change in the EU legislation that has caused a boom in the demand for…

Wood Bioenergy: Green Land Grabs for Renewable Energy

Montreal, Canada– Today, at a meeting of the Convention on Biodiversity, Global Forest Coalition and Biofuelwatch will launch a new report highlighting the impacts of expanding Weitere Artikel: More than one…

Forest & Bird praises Air NZ shark fin suspension

Forest & Bird congratulates Air New Zealand on its decision to immediately stop transporting shark fins while the airline reviews its policy around the issue … read more … –…

Forests have key role to nature’s recovery

Ahead of the publication of the Independent Panel on Forestry’s final report on the future of forestry in England (4 July), The Wildlife Trusts set out seven criteria they want…