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Suspect timber firms lobby for certified wood ‘green lane’ in draft EU anti-deforestation law

09.11.2021 Influential timber industry group run by firms guilty of logging and wood trading abuses calls for proposed EU rules to wave through wood certified by dubious sustainability schemes

Paraguay’s climate pledges mask plans to green light rising deforestation until 2030

05.11.2021 Pledges to slash emissions and protect biodiversity ring hollow

Open letter: Paraguay must halt invasions, deforestation of indigenous Ayoreo lands

01.11.2021 A coalition of NGOs urge authorities to take action

FSC hall of shame: The ethical wood label’s long line of scandals

25.10.2021 The Forest Stewardship Council label is supposed to guarantee products are sustainably sourced, sadly it is not always the case

NGOs urge ‘immediate’ reform at ethical wood label to fight global deforestation

25.10.2021 Open letter signed by environmental and civil society organisations accuses the Forest Stewardship Council of failing to protect forests and indigenous groups

Open letter: FSC is no longer fit for purpose and must urgently reform

25.10.2021 NGOs and civil society groups urge the ethical wood label to instigate serious change of its practices

Grand Theft Chaco II: The Vice Continues

13.10.2021 One year on, failed response from Paraguayan government and leather industry to the scandal demonstrates urgent need for new laws

Amazon slaughterhouses eye greater share of American pie as Brazil beef sales surge

23.09.2021 New facilities approved underlines the need for strong US regulation

More suspect Amazon beef is US-bound after facilities in deforestation hotspots approved

23.09.2021 Beef sold in the US increasingly likely to be linked to illegal deforestation amid growing exports from Brazilian Amazon states

Calls grow for House of Lords to strengthen UK Environment Bill

13.09.2021 Government proposals to end UK role in driving deforestation overseas must be beefed up for benefits to be realised

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