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Our wildlife work means that nature has the space to thrive

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Our wildlife work means that nature has the space to thrive

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Our wildlife work means that nature has the space to thrive

  • Jan Szyszko

    Polish minister who ordered illegal logging of Bialowieza Forest dismissed

    Poland’s environment minister Jan Szyszko has been dismissed from his job. He was responsible for ordering a three-fold increase in logging in Bialowieza Forest – which ClientEarth and other environmental groups have fought.

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    2017: A big year for Białowieża Forest – and the battle to protect it

    We started 2017 determined to do all we could to help save one of the most precious forests in Europe, the ancient Białowieża Forest.

  • Bison to illustrate story about final EU court hearing on illegal logging in Bialowieza Forest

    Highest EU Court hears Bialowieza illegal logging case, hopefully for the last time

    The hearing that took place today at the Court of Justice of the EU should finally decide whether Polish environment minister Jan Szyszko broke the law when he allowed increased logging in Białowieża Forest. The verdict is expected in early 2018.

  • Poland, bison, and exemptions from nature protection laws

    ClientEarth is challenging two decisions allowing the killing of up to 40 bison in Eastern Poland. The European bison, an extremely rare animal, is under strict protection.

  • “Sometimes my work for ClientEarth means I’m on the ‘frontline’, raising legal arguments with decision-makers; sometimes I can only bask in reflected glory when our work has been behind the scenes. But whenever change happens for the better, however it happens, I appreciate just how rewarding it is to work at ClientEarth.”

    Catherine Weller
    Senior Lawyer
    Head of Biodiversity Programme

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