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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...

Greenpeace statement on Indonesia-EU timber agreement

Press release | September 30, 2013 at 12:45

Brussels, 30 September 2013 - The Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) timber trade agreement is being signed in Brussels today between Indonesia and the European Union (EU).

DES ACTIVISTES DE GREENPEACE BLOQUENT UNE CARGAISON DE BOIS ILLÉGAL D’AMAZONIE

Press release | March 17, 2008 at 0:00

Un navire chargé de bois provenant d’entreprises forestières impliquées dans des activités illégales en Amazonie a été immobilisé aujourd’hui en France par des activistes de Greenpeace.(1) Cette action survient alors que la Commission Européenne...

Position Paper On Additional Options to Combat Illegal Logging

Publication | February 1, 2007 at 0:00

Position Paper by Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth on the EU Public Consultation on Additional Options to combat illegal logging and associated trade.

DR Congo logging

Press release | March 4, 2013 at 11:25

The Democratic Republic of Congo's logging sector is in a state of “organised chaos” according to a new report from Greenpeace Africa, threatening to cut off trading with the European Union (EU), the world’s largest timber market. A new...

Europe

Background | May 2, 2007 at 11:40

FLEGT Briefing

Publication | April 1, 2005 at 0:00

Critical views and political recommendations on the FLEGT licensing scheme and partnership agreements.

Legal Opinion on Illegal Logging in Europe

Publication | April 1, 2004 at 0:00

Summary of a legal opinion on new legislation to make it illegal to import illegally sourced timber in Europe and the WTO.

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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