Publications & Insight
Forest Watch 270 - November 2021
What does the COP26 Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration mean for forests and what are the latest updates on the EU deforestation regulation?
Nature-based Solutions: How to avoid land grabbing in the name of biodiversity?
Tuesday 12 October, 13:00 – 17:00 (Brussels - CET).
Interpretation in English, French, Russian and Spanish
With Members of the European Parliament Michèle Rivasi, Maria Soraya Rodriguez Ramos, and Marc...
What does ‘Fit for 55’ mean for forests?
Why the European Commission's 2030 climate and energy proposal is unfit for forests.
Société civile : quels rôles et impacts vis-à-vis du processus des contributions nationales ?
CARE France, Coordination SUD, Fern et Gret organisaient, le jeudi 16 septembre, un webinaire sur le rôle de la société civile et les impacts vis-à-vis du processus des contributions déterminées au niveau national (CDN). Les CDN...
Annual Report 2020
2020 marked Fern’s 25th anniversary. It was also the year that COVID overshadowed all else, triggering the biggest global upheaval since the Second World War. The pandemic - and the well-documented links between the relentless...
Forest Strategy: encouraging but too timid to face up to the challenge
Recognising the importance of forests in the fight against climate change, the European Commission released its new Forest Strategy as part of the Fit for 55 package. It provides the first holistic European vision for how to...
Forests sacrificed for EU climate policy
Today, the European Commission released its revised 2030 climate and energy package. Despite overwhelming scientific evidence that burning forest biomass accelerates climate change and destroys biodiversity, the Commission ignored...
As the first round of EU-Ghana-Cote d’Ivoire Cocoa Talks wraps up, the way ahead is still unclear
The EU, Ghana & Cote d’Ivoire must commit to concrete actions when talks resume after autumn 2021.
Bolsonaro under scrutiny in The Hague for crimes against humanity, genocide and possibly ecocide
Jair Bolsonaro is finally facing global opposition to the destruction he has wrought, so why is the EU still considering signing the Mercosur trade deal?