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Fate of Indonesian rainforest the size of Belgium hangs in the balance

17.03.2022 Crucial battle lies ahead in 2022 following shock New Year announcement by government

Revealed: Russian oligarchs make a killing off multibillion-dollar wood trade with West

11.03.2022 Putin’s cronies are behind major logging firms and wood exporters

Russia’s timber oligarchs

11.03.2022 Industry titans make a killing off multibillion-dollar wood trade with Western firms

Taiga King 2: Back In Business

21.02.2022 Russian tycoon Alexander Pudovkin flooded Europe with dirty wood. He and his customers got away with it

Civil society position statement on the proposed EU regulation on deforestation-free products

03.02.2022 Earthsight and over 100 civil society organisations call for tougher draft EU anti-deforestation law in open letter

Paraguay Senate seeks accountability from government following Earthsight illegal deforestation exposé

14.12.2021 Senators want answers from environment authorities over illegal clearances of indigenous lands that Earthsight linked to leather used by global car brands

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

Relying on green labels to address our thirst for products of deforestation would be a disaster

08.11.2021 New EU deforestation law must learn the lessons of the past

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

05.11.2021 Pledges by Paraguay to slash greenhouse gas emissions and support new initiatives to protect biodiversity ring hollow as it looks willing to accept emissions from deforestation will continue to rise

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