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Romania - Up in Flames

By Fred Pearce, author and journalist

Romania’s forests are being over-exploited to supply demand for biomass both within the country and across Europe. While the logging business remains dominated by the state company Romsilva, its markets are increasingly international, with Austrian companies in particular driving an orgy of forest destruction. 1.046 kata lagi


Destruction of Brazil's Amazon forest jumps 16 percent in 2015

The destruction of Brazil’s Amazon forest, the world’s largest intact rainforest, increased by 16 percent in 2015 from a year ago as the government struggles to enforce legislation and stop illegal clearings.

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Uprooting illegal logging: From the Amazon to the EU

This past August – during my first visit to the Brazilian Amazon – my Brazilian colleagues visited the land of the Ka’apor indigenous people to assist the community with remote surveillance technology and electronic tracking devices. 28 kata lagi

15 Arrested Over Illegal Logging

source:khmertimeskh.com | November 20, 2015

Fourteen Cambodian loggers and a Thai national have been arrested in connection with logging activities in Thai territory and are currently in jail awaiting trial, a Cambodian consular official said. 308 kata lagi


Ghana's Birds Are Disappearing Because of Poaching and Illegal Logging

Since 1995, half of Ghana’s bird population has been wiped out. Deforestation, on the other hand, has risen by 600%.

Researchers have found that poaching and illegal logging has destroyed Ghana’s wildlife, with studies showing dramatic declines in mammals and now birds. 289 kata lagi


Forestry opt for burning over biodiversity to restore forest health

Yesterday, the same day I heard about it, Forestry Corporation closed submissions for its draft hardwood forest management plan for coastal forests. While containing the usual props, on forest health issues the plan suggests ” . 370 kata lagi