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Forests do more than just cutting carbon emission; new study proves
30th March 2017
New research has discovered that forests do more than just cut carbon emissions from the atmosphere; they also play a pivotal role in keeping the planet cool.
Historic world class wood collection is returned to the RDS
22nd March 2017
The voluntary hand-over of the historic, Powerscourt Collection of World Timbers took place against the background of the UN International Day of Forests which was celebrated worldwide yesterday 21 March 2017.
Kerry CoCo please STOP the destruction of our trees
7th March 2017
Its National Tree Week from 5th to 12th March 2017. - let’s act is if it matters and stop the destruction of our trees.
Shameful waste of quality timber in Killarney National Park
1st March 2017
While Council’s squander thousands of euro’s of tax payers money on poorly designed and badly constructed street furniture for towns and villages across the county, thousands of euro’s worth of quality timber lies rotting in Killarney National Park.
Just Forests welcomes Michael Healy-Rae's call over Killarney's 'rhododendron situation'.
22nd February 2017
Kerry TD Michael Healy Rae had some strong words about a certain flower in the Dáil chamber yesterday. The clip has gone viral on Twitter after it was shared by RTE journalist Conor McMorrow. So far, it has been viewed more than 91,000 times.
Killings of land rights activists tripled in 2016
13th December 2016
The battle over land and resources turned bloodier. An average of nearly 16 farmers, indigenous people and advocates of land rights were killed every month through November worldwide, or three times the average in 2015, according to advocacy group PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP).
“Make human rights the priority in all conservation efforts” – UN experts urge governments
25th November 2016
This year’s WCC took place from 1-10 September in the US state of Hawaii – UN experts attended with the aim of advocating a human rights-based approach to conservation and biodiversity.
Environmental/Human-rights advocate receives award in Killarney
22nd November 2016
Killarney Looking Good/Tidy Towns presented the Volunteer Award 2016 to Environmental and Human-rights Advocate/Just Forests founder Tom Roche for his voluntary work in organising the Killarney Celebration of Trees events...2016
The debate is over: Earth's sixth great extinction has arrived
18th November 2016
Limiting climate change is just the start of what we need to do to forestall a runaway cascade of species extinctions, write Bill Laurance & Paul Ehrlich. We must also reverse the destruction and fragmentation of key wildlife habitats, constrain our over-consumption of natural resources, stabilise human numbers - and elect leaders determined to prioritise these issues.
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