Publications & Insight
A catastrophe foretold: Nickel-mining in Indonesia, where mining interests hold all the cards
The EU cannot be complicit in the destruction linked to nickel-mining as Free Trade and Critical Raw Materials talks go forward
A disappointing Three Basins Summit fails to create a forward-looking alliance
A meeting of representatives from the Amazon, the Congo and the Borneo-Mekong seemed to adopt more loopholes than actions.
EU’s Carbon Removal Certification Framework endorsement of offsetting and bioenergy dooms it to failure
Despite reams of evidence against offsets and Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage, the Parliament’s Environment Committee would not be dissuaded from either.
Protect the Forest Sweden’s new online tool makes forest monitoring accessible
A new mapping system enhances forest data transparency.
Forest Watch, Partner Voices
The Polish people have made their wishes clear: protect democracy, forests and EU membership
Poland’s elections give cause for hope for forests; Polish campaigner Augustyn Mikos explains what it will take to turn that into reality.
Wiser with wood
New Fern/ClientEarth briefing: A guide on how to transpose the EU’s revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED III) to better protect forests, the climate, public health and other wood-using industries
How to tackle labour rights in the EU-Vietnam wood furniture trade
Vietnam is one of the world’s leading wood processing hubs and the European Union is a high value, strategic market for its wood and wooden furniture. Around 600,000 people are employed in wood processing and furniture manufacturing in Vietnam. Little has been said about labour rights in Vietnam’s wood sector. This report aims to rectify this. It is based on in-depth interviews with a sample of 40 workers from various sections of different wood processing and furniture manufacturing companies supplying to the EU.
Knife-edge ENVI vote to ban superfluous packaging may not be enough to save forests
Paper industry lobbyists expected to continue to push false narratives to try to remove the remaining positive elements of the Paper Packaging and Waste Regulation from the final version.