Forests

By protecting forests we’re defending both people and the planet

By protecting forests we’re defending both people and the planet

By protecting forests we’re defending both people and the planet

  • A decaying log in Bialowieza Forest

    More logging in Bialowieza Forest announced as Commission urged to act

    Poland announces more intense logging in Białowieża Forest, a year after ClientEarth and others lodged a complaint to the European Commission.

  • palm oil trees in row in shadow

    MEPs call for EU measures to tackle palm oil deforestation

    New EU measures to tackle palm-oil related deforestation are needed, the European Parliament voted yesterday. The EU is the second largest global importer of palm oil.

  • trees from below in shadow

    A timeline to success: forest benefit sharing agreements in Gabon

    This timeline maps ClientEarth’s work with members of society in Gabon to secure Benefit Sharing Agreements.

  • congo community forest

    Using forest law to defend community rights in the Republic of Congo

    We’re working with civil society in the Republic of Congo to strengthen draft forest laws to protect local communities’ rights.

  • “Our work has started a shift; where legal arguments previously ended conversations, now our partners in Ghana call themselves ‘pocket lawyers’ and engage more confidently in discussions to make
    stronger forest laws.”

    Jozef Weyns
    Forests Law and Policy Adviser

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