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Irish Children and Biodiversity
9th September 2009
A huge percentage of Irish children can identify fewer than 10 species of Irish animals and plants but can recognise thousands of commercial logos, a conference heard recently.
Illegal-logging Submission - EU FLEGT Process to the Department of Agr
28th August 2009
Just Forests have made a Submission Regarding the Consultation on a European Commission Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council, laying down the obligations of operators who place timber and timber products on the market This submission is based on the EC Regulation, not on the current version of the Regulation, as voted by the European...  
Call to Irish WMF to adopt a responsible timber policy NOW
14th June 2009
This is a report to circulate to Irish Wood Marketing Federation (WMF) to call them to adopt a responsible timber policy NOW, without any further delay.
Deforestation increases in Indonesia
11th June 2009
Environmental hypocrisy reigns as we stand to lose more than just forests.
Proposed Government Timber Procurement Policy receives unanimous suppo
15th May 2009
Presentation by Just Forests to a Joint Oireachtas Committee on Environment Heritage & Local Government on the need for a 'National Timber Procurement Policy' 13th May 2009.
Job losses as Local Authorities use illegal wood
8th April 2009
Just Forests lodges a formal complaint at Mullingar Garda Station against Westmeath County Council's use of illegal timber in NEW Civic Offices.
Greenpeace condemns illegal logging in Congo-Kinshas
27th February 2009
(Press Release) Environment watchdog, Greenpeace, Monday in Paris, called for an end to 'illegal logging' in DR Congo's forests, describing local wood processing company, ITB, as a major culprit.
New EU trade laws threaten Africa's forests
20th October 2008
African countries will be locked into an economic model based on the export of raw materials that could have a devastating impact on forests and wildlife, if new EU trade deals shaped by former trade commissioner Peter Mandelson are signed - according to a new report published by Friends of the Earth today (Monday 20 October 2008)..   Read full article here
Letter to Comission President Barroso
13th September 2008
Open letter to Comission President Barroso to act to control use and imports of illegal timber
FSC releases statement on climate change
26th August 2008
The statement maintains that carbon management cannot be separated from the many ecosystem services that well managed forests provide. There is a need for credible and affordable auditing tools to assess and monitor avoided deforestation and forest carbon sequestration. The FSC system provides the context for which carbon management and carbon crediting can be harmonized with other uses and values...  
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