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New report show that illegal logging is costing Madagascar.....
3rd December 2009
Illegal Malagasy timber trade worth up to $460,000 a day.
Letters to the Editor
25th November 2009
Daylight robbery played out in Paris I was there to witness and support the press announcement of the lodgement of a complaint by Global Witness before a French Public Prosecutor against one of the world's leading timber and wood products wholesalers.... Read more below Also appears in The Irish Examiner on Monday 30th November 2009. See full article here Floods of money for...  
Gibson Guitar may be first to face fury of revised Lacey Act  Read mor
19th November 2009
Gibson Guitar Corp., long lauded by environmental groups as a pioneer in the use of sustainable wood products, is the first U.S. company to face prosecution under a new federal law banning trade in illegal wood. Read more: Gibson Guitar may be first to face fury of revised Lacey Act - Nashville Business Journal
Christain Aid call for forest people to be put at the heart of climate
14th November 2009
The role of indigenous and black groups in preserving this valuable ecological resource ...
Just Forests to give workshop at major International Conference in Lim
16th October 2009
Sustainable Global Development 2009 is a major internationalconference, supported by Irish Aid, which will be held in the University of Limerick on the 16th and 17th of October, 2009. It will include papers, symposia, educational workshops, and audio-visual presentations with presenters from Africa, Latin America, Asia, and from Europe. Visit the Conference Website here [Download...  
Seal the Deal: Appeal for School to get Brian Cowen to COPenhagen Conf
9th October 2009
SEAL THE DEAL - Taoiseach Just Forests has just launched a nationwide campaign to get Irish Schools to write to the Taoiseach and encourage him to go to the crucial Climate Change negotiations to be held in Copenhagen in December. The group is asking all schools to visit the link below and ‘sign-on’ to the “SEAL THE DEAL” campaign for a ‘Change in Climate’...  
Just Forests will attend the 2nd International Timber Trade Federation
4th October 2009
A seven-year project managed by The Forest Trust (TFT ) that commenced in March 2005 and that is co-funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and the European Commission. Partners work together to ensure timber purchasing policies are consistent with government and FLEGT requirements, sending one clear message to timber producers around the world and facilitating responsible...  
World Rainforest Movement (WRM) -International Day Against Tree Monocu
18th September 2009
This WRM bulletin is a contribution to the activities to be carried out on September 21st 2009 - International Day Against Tree Monocultures.
Just Forests calls for new NAMA-2 to secure Natural Assets/Resources
16th September 2009
We are calling for a new Natural Assets Monitoring authority to be set up by the Government.
Logging protests spread in Borneo as nomads block roads
11th September 2009
Protests by the Penan tribe in Borneo have escalated, with twelve villages coming together to mount new road blockades against the logging and plantation companies that are destroying their rainforest.
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