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Local jobs, common sense and practicality lose out in Council contract.
15th July 2014
Just Forests express concern at the failure of the Tullamore Town Council and Tullamore Chamber of Commerce to invite local businesses to submit quotes in an effort to stimulate jobs locally.
Environmental crime 'crisis' threatens global security, report says
25th June 2014
Money made through illegal logging, poaching, fisheries, mining and the dumping of toxic waste is being used to fund militia, and terrorist and criminal groups, said the report released Tuesday 24 June 20-14
The search for Ireland's most loveable tree commences.
19th June 2014
Bill Liao, listed as an influential investor on Twitter has agreed to hug-a-tree for Just Forests fund raising initiative
Great news: Jewson has cleared its stores of Amazon timber!
13th June 2014
Most logging in the Amazon rainforest is illegal - yet the builders' merchant Jewson was selling garden decking made from rare Amazon trees. That's totally not cool.
World Environment Day: Nepal tree-huggers set new world record
6th June 2014
More than two thousand people including lawmakers and students hugged trees in a park outside Nepal's capital Kathmandu to claim a new record on World Environment Day.
Illegal tropical timber may be circulating in Ireland
21st May 2014
Call for Irish wood consumers to be vigilant -Illegally logged timber in Brazil is being laundered on a massive and growing scale and then sold on to unwitting buyers in the UK, US, Europe and China...
We Just Reached Another Scary Climate Change Milestone
5th May 2014
In May 2013, it was big news when, for the first time, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit 400 parts per million. Now, researchers say that number has been consistently above 400 for the last month.
The tree that 'died for Ireland'...European tree of the year contender blows over in storms - but voting for Ireland's entry continues-UPDATE
18th February 2014
The Grey Giant falls to the ground - despite its recent tragic fall Ireland's entry in the European Tree of the Year 2014 Contest increases its vote. However we are way behind and YOUR VOTE is urgently needed. PLEASE VOTE NOW!
 Commissioner's call for public submissions on wildlife trafficking welcomed
7th February 2014
The recent burglary of a rhino horn valued at over 200,000 EURO from the Cork home of well known Lord of the Dance, Michael Flatley is testimony that the trade in wildlife parts is alive and flourishing in Ireland. Rhinoceros horn has now become more valuable that gold with rhino horn selling for EURO40,000 per kilo.
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