When the Polish government approved a threefold increase of logging in Białowieża Forest, violating EU law, we stepped in to protect one of Europe’s most precious untouched habitats.

Poland’s forests

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    ClientEarth receives Arcadia grant for vital EU wildlife protection work

    ClientEarth today announced that it has received a new five-year award to support its work using the law to protect wildlife across the European Union.

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    EU takes legal action against Polish government for breaking nature laws

    The Commission is urging Polish decision-makers to ensure proper safeguards are in place for protected forests, as recent changes to Polish laws have set off alarm bells for nature protection.

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    Polish government confirms it will half-comply with EU Court order on illegal logging – minutes after press conference highlights failure to act

    The Polish government has half-complied with EU judges’ order to reverse its illegal decision on logging in Bialowieza Forest, 20 minutes after environmentalists held a press conference highlighting its failure to act.

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    Final judgment of the EU Court of Justice: logging in Bialowieza Forest breaks EU law

    The EU’s top court ruled today that increased logging in Bialowieza Forest violates EU law. The ruling comes into force immediately.

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