February 2018
NEWS STORIES
ForestWatch news
What does 2018 hold in store for climate and forests?
February 6, 2018

The year 2017 was heavy with news of record high temperatures and

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The European Parliament on climate: Blow hot, blow cold
February 6, 2018

With regard to climate policy, the Parliament seems to have difficulty choosing whether to encourage its constituents or drive us to despair.

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Media groups, journalists and environmental non-profits react to yet another legal prosecution
February 6, 2018

On 25 - 26 January 2018 the criminal chamber of the Tribunal de Grande Instance in Paris opened a defamation trial concerning a complaint brought by Luxemburg-based palm and rubber company Socfin against two French NGOs that work with Fern, ReAct and Sherpa, and three news groups (Mediapart, L’Ob

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Republic of Congo’s controversial road
February 13, 2018

The Observatoire Congolais des Droits de l'Homme (OCDH), one of Fern’s local partners in the Republic of Congo, has published a