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

Publication | November 19, 2003 at 0:00

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...

Cyberactivists save Finnish forest

Feature story | February 5, 2003 at 0:00

In just one week, 3000 people sent letters to Finnish companies buying timber and pulp from Finland's last old-growth forests. One of the areas that was scheduled to be logged any day is home to once numerous species that are now endangered or on...

Finnish government takes the chainsaw to the last of their forests

Feature story | January 20, 2003 at 0:00

Some 30 countries throughout eastern and western Europe have no intact ancient forest left. Finland retains only about five percent of the old-growth boreal forests that once covered most of the country, but now even that is under threat, and by...

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