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Commission-funded report blames Europe for global forest destruction

Press release | July 2, 2013 at 12:00

Brussels – Europe leads the industrialised world in driving global deforestation, according to an independent report released today by the European Commission [1]. European consumption of goods led to a forest loss of at least nine million...

EU-Indonesia timber agreement signals welcome step towards zero deforestation

Press release | February 27, 2014 at 13:30

Brussels/Strasbourg –The European Parliament today ratified an agreement between the EU and Indonesia to help stem illegal timber trade, but warned in an accompanying resolution that more action will be needed to secure the agreement’s successful...

Global deforestation – Europe faces up to its dirty secret

Blog entry by Sebastien Risso | July 2, 2013

Have you ever wondered what the impact of one chocolate bar is? Or a tank-full of petrol? Or that hamburger you had for lunch? No, I don’t mean in calories; I am talking about impacts of a planet-wide nature. What we eat, the fuel we...

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