News, Forest Watch
Estonia’s Environmental Board takes positive action to halt forest destruction
The Commission is pushing for a more meaningful take on EU environmental obligations.
EU enforcement is overdue: Destruction of Romania’s Natura 2000 primary and old-growth forests continues
Two years after the Commission initiated infringement proceedings, logging in Romania’s high biodiversity value forests is increasing.
Is the EU poised to improve public financing of forest management?
If MEPs and Member States can withstand the bioenergy lobby’s onslaught, the Fit for 55 climate package could finally bring meaningful changes to the EU’s forest policies.
EU Africa Summit: Time for a Greener, Fairer Deal with Africa
The needs of those whose lives will be hardest hit by climate change and biodiversity loss must come before economic and geopolitical interests.
Indigenous organisations tell European policy makers to respect their land rights, or new anti-deforestation legislation is likely to fail
The Regulation on deforestation-free products should be based on international law and standards rather than a patchwork of producer-country rules.