Commission presidency candidate says he would tackle human rights abuses in EU imports
Manfred Weber promises to ensure that the EU acts on child labour in supply chains
Huge illegal forest trade deal in Democratic Republic of Congo: urgent EU action is required
The EU must react swiftly to defend forest governance and uphold the EU Timber Regulation.
Funders must rethink the false agro-industrial park solution
International funders must stop providing cover to harmful agri-business parks, and prioritise community rights and forests while there is still time.
Forest offsets: California on the brink of a serious mistake
Six MEPs familiar with carbon markets urge California to reject forestry offset standard.
Responsible Investment for Sustainable, Deforestation-free Agricultural Supply chains - Which EU policies do we need?
Together with Aidenvironment & Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), Fern organised on May 6 an event on
“Responsible Investment into Sustainable, Deforestation-free Supply chains – Which EU policies do we need?”
Using trees for cover
We mustn’t be fooled by fossil fuel giants’ latest offset plans.
Momentum for action on the climate emergency has appeared unstoppable in recent weeks.
Extinction Rebellion activists brought key parts of London to a standstill. ...
Vietnam VPA at a milestone as it receives government approval
Guest Blog by Centre for Sustainable Rural Development (SRD) Vietnam
Appel d'offres : réalisation d'une étude sur les forêts françaises et le climat
Fern et Canopée sont à la recherche d'un(e) consultant(e) pour réaliser une étude sur le potentiel de stockage et de séquestration de carbone par les forêts françaises et proposer une alternative à la stratégie forestière du gouvernement français plus soutenable et durable.
Stellungnahmen von NGOs
Statement in response to the EU Forest Strategy
On 7 December, the European Commission released a mid-term review of the EU forest strategy, stating that it was “on track” to achieve its 2020 aims. Given that this review will form the basis of the next Forest Multi-Annual...
Key forest-rich countries fail to acknowledge climate impact of increased logging, says EU expert group
12 April, Brussels – Despite the climate emergency, most EU countries are planning to significantly increase the logging of their forests. This will reduce forests’ ability to store carbon, meaning there could be 400 Mt more...