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Why we can’t allow the EU-Republic of Congo forest partnership to lose momentum
In 2013, the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) between the government of the Republic of Congo and the European Union (EU) entered into force, with the aim of addressing problems related to forest governance and illegal...
EU Deforestation Regulation implementation must work for small-scale farmers
The EU Regulation on deforestation-free products (EUDR) has the potential to not only halt worldwide deforestation, but also strengthen small-scale farmers’ rights and improve their livelihoods.
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A catastrophe foretold: Nickel-mining in Indonesia, where mining interests hold all the cards
The EU cannot be complicit in the destruction linked to nickel-mining as Free Trade and Critical Raw Materials talks go forward
A disappointing Three Basins Summit fails to create a forward-looking alliance
A meeting of representatives from the Amazon, the Congo and the Borneo-Mekong seemed to adopt more loopholes than actions.
EU’s Carbon Removal Certification Framework endorsement of offsetting and bioenergy dooms it to failure
Despite reams of evidence against offsets and Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage, the Parliament’s Environment Committee would not be dissuaded from either.
Protect the Forest Sweden’s new online tool makes forest monitoring accessible
A new mapping system enhances forest data transparency.
Forest Watch, Partner Voices
The Polish people have made their wishes clear: protect democracy, forests and EU membership
Poland’s elections give cause for hope for forests; Polish campaigner Augustyn Mikos explains what it will take to turn that into reality.
Knife-edge ENVI vote to ban superfluous packaging may not be enough to save forests
Paper industry lobbyists expected to continue to push false narratives to try to remove the remaining positive elements of the Paper Packaging and Waste Regulation from the final version.
Brazil’s Supreme Court decision on land rights immediately undermined by its far-right legislative body
Despite Lula’s positive efforts, the Bolsonarist assault on Indigenous rights continues.