A Dutch court has ruled against a company which broke the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR). In its conclusion, it fleshed out the core obligations on companies under the law, which aims to stop illegal timber being sold in the EU.
Pressure is mounting on the Polish government, as the UN and the European Commission are very worried about a huge, illegal increase of logging in Europe’s oldest forest.
UN advisors have called on the Polish government to allow officials to check whether illegal logging means Bialowieza forest should go on the World Heritage in Danger list.
ClientEarth has produced a law database of the central policies, laws and regulations that govern forest conversion in Ghana.
A new guide to help forest communities in Liberia negotiate with timber companies to share the benefits from harvesting has been launched this week.
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