Publications & Insight
Parts of Earth to be uninhabitable, but conservative politicians still bet on anti-environment stance
Despite a first-of-its-kind study quantifying the human cost of global warming, EU conservative and extreme-right politicians continue to support fossil fuels and ecosystem destruction.
Sweden’s industrial forestry model is inflicting damage on its migrant workforce as well as nature
Shining light on a destructive industry
Cattle ranching is the biggest driver of illegal deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. As the EU looks to revive the Mercosur trade deal - meaning more beef from the region will end up on Europeans’ plates - Paulo Barreto...
Saami representatives protest their systematic exclusion from decision-making
“To help craft sustainable solutions, our participatory rights must be respected”
Low carbon, high risk
Lessons for the EU from Label Bas-Carbone forestry projects in France
Every year an estimated 5,000 migrant seasonal workers come to Sweden to do the back-breaking work of clearing landscapes and planting trees. They make up 85 – 90 per cent of the workforce and are employed by firms sub-contracted by the companies that dominate Sweden’s forest sector.
EU Deforestation Regulation clears final legislative hurdle. Now the work begins.
The world has its first ever law banning imports of products linked to deforestation.
Forest Watch 285 - May 2023
The latest IPCC report, citizen concern about the packaging crisis, France's law to eliminate waste and more...
What does the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Synthesis report mean for people and forests?
The IPCC is clear that urgent action is needed now to conserve and restore forests and other ecosystems, not just because it will be cost-effective, but because our decisions will carry consequences for millennia