Vulnerable marine life in Welsh waters is at risk from lack of funding and political will in the Welsh government, according to a new report by a government body.
The Court of Justice of the EU has issued a ban on logging in Białowieża Forest, saying all chainsaws and harvesters must be stopped immediately.
The European Commission has today referred a complaint about ongoing illegal logging in Poland’s Białowieża Forest to the EU Court. The Court has also been urged to impose an immediate ban on cutting trees in the ancient forest, one of the most precious in the world, until the judgment is issued.
ClientEarth is urging MEPs to vote to stop the use of harmful pesticides in Ecological Focus Areas (EFAs).
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.
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