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FERN’s response to the report “Forest Sustainability and Carbon Balance of EU Importation of North American Forest Biomass"
FERN is concerned that the report from the European Biomass Association (AEBIOM),BC Bioenergy Network, US Industrial Wood Pellet Association and Wood Pellet Association of Canada purposely ignores the fact that US pellet manufacturing facilities source wood from whole trees.
Edinburgh, November 21 - This press release coincides with the opening of the World Forum on Natural Capital www.naturalcapitalforum.com in Edinburgh. To highlight their concerns about the event, 140 organisations from all over the world are releasing a statement to say ‘No to biodiversity offsetting’. The statement was launched in a counter forum on Natural Commons http://naturenotforsale.org/taking place in Edinburgh at the same time.