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Commission giving up on transparency and giving in to industry lobbyists?
16th May 2012
The debate about ensuring the EU addresses problems of corruption and mismanagement in the natural resources sector is heating up. The Confederation of Bishops, former BP head Lord Brown and US senators support strong EU legislation requiring EU-listed companies and non-listed large companies in the extractive sector to disclose their tax and revenue payments to governments worldwide. At issue is...  
Film marks Cambodian activist Chut Wutty's work to save forests
8th May 2012
On Thursday 26th April 2012 Chut Wutty, Director of Cambodian environmental watchdog Natural Resource Protection Group (NPRG), was shot and killed by members of the Cambodian Military Police while carrying out field research into illegal logging and land seizures.
Resource efficiency is not a choice, it is inevitable- Janez Potočnik European Commissioner for Environment
12th April 2012
Our choice is whether to become resource efficient now, or wait until we are forced because critical resources are exhausted and expensive. During the 20th century the world population grew four times, its economic output 40 times. We increased our fossil fuel use 16 fold, our fishing catches by a factor of 35 and our water use 9-fold. It was called the "great acceleration", but I am...  
Just Forests responds to review of White paper on Irish Aid
11th April 2012
We welcome the opportunity to engage with irish Aid at this important time of reflection and planning on Ireland's role within international development.
Justice for Forests: Improving Criminal Justice Efforts to Combat Illegal Logging
2nd April 2012
Every two seconds, an area of forest the size of a football field is clear-cut by illegal loggers around the globe.
Two 'twice-extinct' trees rediscovered in coastal Tanzania
28th March 2012
Scientists have confirmed the rediscovery of two tree species that were feared to have become extinct - twice - according to a report published in the Journal of East African Natural History. The finds were made in highly threatened fragments of dry forest in coastal Tanzania.
Has the war for fresh water commenced?
23rd March 2012
Cattle ranchers, Native Americans and Mormons fear US state's chief engineer will allow 300-mile pipeline to tap groundwater
'Guerrilla Gardening' behind tree planting on NAMA sites
22nd March 2012
GUERRILLA GARDENING has struck a ghost housing estate in Co Leitrim, with volunteers planting 1,000 trees there in the first salvo of a “Nama to Nature” campaign.
Are Irish investors buying African land?
22nd March 2012
Foreign investors, including the Irish, are being encouraged to buy large tracts of African land, dispossessing local farmers, says David Ralph
President launches National Tree Week 2012
4th March 2012
President of Ireland launches National Tree Week in Ardee
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