Publications & Insight
It's not just about trade
A discussion about the EU-Mercosur agreement with community representatives from Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay
Insights into Sweden's forests
For the next six months, Sweden, one of the EU’s most forested countries, holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU). This comes at a time when the EU is discussing several forest related files....
Biomass industry attempts to gut proposals to limit the subsidies they receive for forest destruction
As Renewable Energy Directive negotiations enter their final phase, EU decision-makers must prioritise the needs of EU citizens and forests over those of this irresponsible industry.
The Commission is poised to support carbon-offsetting despite new evidence of its flaws
New research has confirmed the concerns that NGOs have been raising about carbon offsetting for years.
The EU Packaging and Waste Regulation: A strong idea, which industry is already watering down
Lindsay Duffield of the Environmental Paper Network International explains why the new EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation could be a game changer, but warns that industry is lobbying hard to weaken targets.
Finnish State logging forest that is planned to be a national park
Activists is Finland are protecting biodiversity and forests in an area where it looks like EU rules with regard to threatened species and habitats are not being implemented.
Forest Watch 282 - February 2023
What to expect in 2023, tackling paper and biomass lobbyists and offset greenwashing looks set to return
Au delà du commerce
À la fin du mois d'octobre 2022, le peuple brésilien a élu Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva comme leur nouveau président, mettant fin au mandat de Bolsonaro. Les partisans de l'accord de libre-échange (ALE) Mercosur conclu avec l'Union...
The world turned upside down: Liberia’s forest governance and enforcement mechanisms fall far short
A new case of deforestation in Liberia succinctly illustrates why international donors should make funding government entities conditional on governance improvements.