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NGO Statement: EU Member States' obligations to implement the new EU Deforestation Regulation start today
150+ NGOs call on the EU Members States to implement the EU Deforestation Regulation
EU’s degraded nature set to lose out as Nature Restoration Law becomes a pawn in a political game
Environmental campaigners are used to peak workloads during important Brussels votes, but it’s been all hands to the deck since the European Peoples’ Party (EPP) shocked nature defenders by setting themselves up as the anti-nature...
Over 60 forest NGOs call on MEPs to support an ambitious Nature Restoration Law
The natural world is our life support system, providing us with everything we need to live. Half of the world's economy relies on the environment. However, we have caused a lot of damage to Europe's and the planet's biodiversity...
Forest Watch 286 - June 2023
Focussing on the EU Nature Restoration Law, the Packaging Regulation, and the human cost of the climate crisis...
The PPWR: an opportunity to curb demand for pulp, or a threat to tropical forests?
Indonesian civil society groups offer real-life insights into what the increased demand for paper-based packaging means for forests and local communities.
Breaking the impasse
The EU’s new deforestation law was hailed as watershed in the fight to protect the world’s forests. So why is it provoking such a fierce backlash in Indonesia and Malaysia? In the wake of a high-level meeting in Brussels last week, Giorgio Budi Indrarto charts what went wrong – and how to rectify it.
Europe’s Nature Restoration Law – don’t let it fall at the first hurdle
You can add your voice to the call for a strong Nature Restoration Law by signing the petition and alerting your contacts.
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.