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19th August 2019
On World Photography Day, we celebrate land and environmental defenders across the globe.
Buyers Beware: Are EU companies importing illegal Congo timber?
14th March 2019
Ten European traders could be importing illegal Congo timber worth millions, breaking EU legislation and wreaking havoc on climate-critical rainforests. Companies based in France, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, Italy and Poland have been importing timber from Industrie Forestière du Congo (IFCO) – a logging company which has flouted forest laws in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Europe’s forests threatened by biodiversity collapse, warn campaigners
4th March 2019
A logging operation at Poland’s spectacular 55-mile-long Vistula lagoon is casting a “dark omen” of deforestation and biodiversity collapse across Europe’s forests, campaigners say. Tree felling around the Natura 2000 site is aimed at clearing a path to the Baltic Sea for use by Poland’s navy, to the alarm of Russia. But they are just one front in what some academics describe as a war...  
Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature'
11th February 2019
The world’s insects are hurtling down the path to extinction, threatening a “catastrophic collapse of nature’s ecosystems”, according to the first global scientific review.
Month-long transcontinental operation hit wildlife criminals hard
20th June 2018
Geneva, 19 June 2018– An international operation against the illegal trade in wild animals and plants including timber has seen hundreds ofseizures worldwide as well as arrests of suspects.
Biodiversity Day Celebrated Around the World
22nd May 2018
Rich variety of life on earth essential says UN chief Guterres, marking biological diversity day. To mitigate climate change, UN Chief notes that deforestation and land degradation must be reduced while at the same time, enhancing carbon stocks in forests, drylands, rangelands and croplands.
Study calls for changes to current apprenticeship system
16th May 2018
Builders must hire 112,000 skilled workers over next five years to meet housing and infrastructure needs
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.
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