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Blood On Our Hands
29th April 2010
Buying illicit timber funds violent regimes and causes global warming – and Ireland is the EU’s worst offender.
Timber Trader for re-trial
21st April 2010
Just Forests welcomes Dutch court decision to retry timber baron Guus Kouwenhoven of charges of involvement in illegal arms deals and war crimes during the civil war in Liberia
Timber Retail Coalition Formed
20th April 2010
Just Forests welcomes announcement that leading retailers form Timber Retail Coalition
Amazon de-forestation down 51% from this time last year
17th April 2010
Ten months ago Brazil began implementing its Green Arch, Legal Land program and this year deforestation in the Amazon has dropped by 51 percent. According to INPE, of the 43 municipalities with the highest Amazon deforestation rates, 12 saw their rates decline more than 80 percent in the period between August 2008 and February 2009, and another 18 experienced rate drops between 54 percent and...  
Guitars-Pool Cues-Revolvers Are Covered by Lacey Act
1st April 2010
Lacey Act: Furniture, Musical Instruments Must Now Declare Basic Information under US Lacey Act The Lacey Act enters today a new phase of enforcement, with more timber products now covered by the Act. The Forest Trust is helping its members and other companies to put systems in place to track their wood purchases as well as source wood that has been harvested legally, thus complying with the...  
Cameron Urges the Lula Government to Reconsider
30th March 2010
Cameron Urges the Lula Government to Reconsider the Dam Project in Favor of Alternatives
Madagascar Rosewood Export Ban Welcomed
29th March 2010
Just Forests joins global campaigners in welcoming Madagascar rosewood export ban but warn that maintenance and enforcement will be crucial
Popular, hands-on Wood of Life exhibition visits Dublin Zoo!
27th March 2010
Woodology and Zoology: Like-minded organisations come together to highlight important habitats
Earth Hour 2010
17th March 2010
EARTH Hour. At 8:30pm on Saturday, 27 March, lights will go out in homes, office buildings, town halls and public spaces across the globe - from the world's tallest building in Dubai, to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge... and in YOUR living room!
Scientists Meet in Doha to Discuss Global Trade in Wild Plants
16th March 2010
Top on the agenda is the status of mahogany, cedar, ramin, candelilla, agarwood,and other plants valued for their wood, medicinal, ornamental or other qualities. The status of Guaiacum-the world's hardest wood (better known as Lignum Vitae or 'Wood of Life' from which Just Forests derived its name for the Wood of Life exhibition) is also on the agenda
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