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Just Forests joins 'call for action' on forests
22nd March 2013
Just Forests hereby supports a letter published on the occasion of the first International Day of Forests, 21 March, a new international day proposed by the UN. The following letter that will be sent to the UN and its forest-related institutions and initiatives is motivated by the fact that in spite of this and other UN initiatives to ask attention for forests at the international level,...  
Climate debate cut from national curriculum for children up to 14 in the UK
21st March 2013
New draft guidelines for key stages 1 to 3 criticised by scientists for 'abdicating duty to future generations' Predictably, this has not gone down well in some quarters. Prof Sir David King, the former government's science adviser, told the Guardian: "What you seem to have is a major political interference with the geography syllabus... If all of these aren't issues...  
African Elephant Crisis
6th March 2013
Bangkok, 6 March 2013: Populations of elephants in Africa continue to be under severe threat as the illegal trade in ivory grows - with double the numbers of elephants killed and triple the amounts of ivory seized, over the last decade.
Ireland to help stop illegal logging
1st March 2013
EU Timber Regulation Comes into Force
China 'smuggles' Mozambique timber - EIA
14th February 2013
Nearly half of the timber exported from Mozambique to China is illegal, a pressure group has said.
Radical activism has a role in speeding up corporate change
1st February 2013
Activism is traditionally seen as the enemy of business but early grassroots campaigns helped shape valuable partnerships
500 people call on Irish Catholic Church to stop the slaughter
29th January 2013
With the murder of Atamato Madrandele, Chief Warden of Upemba National Park, on 16th December, 2012 by Mai-Mai militia in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, its time the Catholic Church stopped driving the trade in ivory.
In both Russia and Canada a bloodbath of wolves is now taking place.
19th January 2013
So what is this... Committee? As you might expect, it represents all the usual environmental organisations, such as, er, PetroCanada, Shell, BP, ConocoPhillips, Koch Petroleum, TransCanada Pipelines, Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries and the pulp company Daishowa Marubeni.
Medicinal 'Toothbrush Tree' Yields Antibiotic to Treat TB in New Way
15th January 2013
In traditional medicine the antibacterial properties of the tree are used for oral health and to treat medical complaints such bronchitis, pleurisy and venereal disease. Twigs from the tree are traditionally used as toothbrushes.
Fifty percent increase in Rhino Slaughter
12th January 2013
Rhino poaching reaches new high!
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