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Launch of Just Forests EDUCATION FOR SURVIVAL Program 2011 – 2013
2nd January 2011
Invitation to the Launch of Just Forests Wild Garden
Is it too late for the tiger? The Tiger – a top predator in forest eco
14th December 2010
Wild Tigers are on the verge of extinction At the turn of the 20th Century, an estimated 100,000 wild tigers inhabited a range extending across Asia and the Russian Far East. But poaching, habitat loss, and fragmentation have relentlessly pushed tigers into smaller and smaller enclaves – in smaller numbers – to the verge of extinction. Today, there are perhaps 3,500 wild tigers living in...  
Can Cancun Save Forests?
12th December 2010
Protecting the world's rainforests is a central issue at this month's Climate Change Conference in Cancun. Huge sums are to be offered to countries that protect their forests. However, experts fear that these rewards could be misused, and that they could actually promote deforestation.
Botswana's President Khama accuses Bushmen of living a ‘life of backwa
10th December 2010
In an astonishing outburst, Botswana’s president has today described the Kalahari Bushmen as ‘primeval’, ‘primitive’ and ‘backward’.
Historic Indonesian forest protection deal at risk from industry
29th November 2010
Norway and Indonesia are about to make history. A 1 billion USD forest protection deal between these two countries could help set Indonesia on a low-carbon development pathway and become a positive model for the rest of the world
World Bank admits 'carbon offsets' don't work...
27th November 2010
This study reviews the World Bank’s efforts in mitigating climate change, which have expanded rapidly in recent years. Seeking lessons on what works and what doesn’t, the report stresses five measures that offer attractive local benefits while fighting climate change: energy efficiency; forest protection; appropriate project finance; technology transfer; and accelerated learning.
'Tonewoods' conservation Concert in Tullamore -Great Success
27th November 2010
Over 600 people came out on Wednesday night 24th November in freezing cold weather conditions to lend their support to the launch of the Just Music project with The Chieftains and special guests performing at the Sound of Wood Concert, in the Tullamore Court Hotel.
Campaign success! A new EU law on illegal timber
16th October 2010
The law has now cleared the final hurdle with a vote by the EU Council on 11 October 2010 which is great news! Just Forests welcomes this recent announcement by the EU. We expect the new law to come into force in early 2013. Thanks to all our supporters who helped us lobby for this law which is a really important step forward in the fight against illegal logging.
CITES Lists Woods Used in Musical Instruments
15th October 2010
PRESS RELEASE CITES extends controls on high-value timber at the request of exporting countries New trade rules to apply for butterflies and the famous ‘coco de mer’ Geneva, 14 October 2010 – The Governments of Bolivia, the Russian Federation and Seychelles have requested the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to...  
Are You Ready For FLEGT Legislation?
15th October 2010
Are you ready for the new EU regulation on illegal timber? If you are trading in wood or paper products, then you should act now and start preparing for future demands for legality assurance. A growing number of companies are now enrolling in legality verification schemes, thus positioning themselves to meet these demands READ MORE
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