European Commission consults on how to protect forests globally, but what about our own backyard?

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European Commission launches consultation on deforestation
February 5, 2019

In December 2018, the European Commission published a long-anticipated roadmap  to “step up European Action against Deforesta

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France struggling to choose between being a climate leader and burning biomass
February 5, 2019

The French Government is expected to decide in March 2019 whether to convert the Cordemais coal plant to run on bioenergy.

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ASEAN and EU create group to explore palm oil sustainability issues
February 5, 2019

Issues surrounding palm oil are increasingly causing division between the EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN); therefore, at their

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Ghana and FLEGT licences: Only technical steps remain
February 5, 2019

Ghana is poised to become the first African country and the second country in the world to issue FLEGT (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade) licences.

Blog
Deep in Denial
Perrine Fournier
February 5, 2019

When the head of the WTO says trade does not impact the environment we should all be worried, says Perrine Fournier. 

Blog
Paper – the forgotten forest commodity
Sini Eräjää
January 21, 2019

As the world awakes to the threat posed by palm oil and soy to our forests, it’s in danger of overlooking how paper and packaging drives industrial logging, mis-shapes millions of hectares of forest landscapes and creates monoculture plantations.