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Certifying Extinction? An Assessment of the Revised Standards of the Finnish Forest...

Publication | 11 October, 2004 at 2:00

With this report, the undersigned Finnish environmental organisations want to emphasise the urgent need for better forest management and better protection for the remaining old-growth and high-conservation-value forests in Finland.

Finnish Forestry Fables: Committed to talking but in reality still logging.

Publication | 19 November, 2003 at 1:00

Even in a wealthy, forest-rich nation like Finland, industrial logging is jeopardising thesurvival of the country's last ancient – or old-growth – forests. These forests are crucial formaintaining biodiversity and the traditional livelihoods of...

Forest Crime File: Finland – logging its last ancient forests

Publication | 2 September, 2002 at 2:00

The logging industry in what remains of northern Europe’s ancient forests is one which is characterised by destruction – both of its forests and of its people’s livelihoods. In Finland the majority of the country’s remaining old-growth forests...

Anything Goes? A briefing on PEFC certified Finnish forestry

Publication | 29 January, 2001 at 1:00

A vast majority of the Finnish forests have been certified according to the Finnish Forest Certification System FFCS. FFCS was acknowledged as part of the Pan European Forest Certification Scheme (PEFC) on May 24, 2000. According to the FFCS...

Anything Goes? Report on PEFC-Certified Finnish Forestry

Publication | 29 January, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace Nordic and the Finnish Nature League studied PEFC-certified forestry in Finland in the autumn of 2000 and the beginning of year 2001. The report Anything goes? published in January 2001 examines the ecological reliability of the PEFC...

The LAST intact forest landscapes of Northern European Russia

Publication | 1 September, 2001 at 2:00

Mapping of intact forest landscapes in northern European Russia using high-resolution satellite images - methods and results.

Finnish Forestry: destroying forests, destroying livelihoods

Publication | 15 May, 2003 at 2:00

Even in a wealthy, forest-rich nation like Finland, industrial logging is jeopardising the survival of the country´s last ancient – or old-growth – forests. These forests are crucial for maintaining biodiversity and the traditional livelihoods of...

Policies of Destruction: Analysis on the implementation of the Convention on...

Publication | 1 April, 2002 at 2:00

Protection measures have been strongly limited by economic demands and, in state forests, by profit targets that inhibit planning of reserve networks based on ecological grounds. Logging of high conservation value forests is allowed to continue...

Forest Crime File: Corporate Crimes

Publication | 28 August, 2002 at 2:00

Forest Crime File explores the need for an international instrument on corporate accountability and liability. States are ultimately responsible for public welfare, and they must not abdicate this responsibility to the private sector.

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