Tag: deforestation

    The European Union may ban the import of goods related to deforestation

    The European Union may ban the import of several products, including beef.  In late November, the European Commission unveiled a draft bill restricting imports of deforestation products, namely beef, coffee, cocoa, soybeans, palm oil, and wood. The bill requires companies to disclose information about their supply chains. It aims to prevent the import of deforestation […]

    In 2020, a record number of environmental activists were killed in the world
    12 Dec 2021

    227 environmental activists were killed in the world last year. Global Witness NGO called on its site on governments to take their defense seriously. Most of the killed activists fought against deforestation. In 2020, a record number of environmental activists were killed globally – 227 people, which is 25 more than a year earlier, according […]

    Drawn Up: The Biggest Environmental Problems of 2021
    13 Sep 2021

    The climate crisis is accelerating at an unprecedented rate, and we are not ready for it. While the crisis has many factors that play a role in its exacerbation, there are some that warrant more attention than others. Here are some of the biggest environmental problems of our lifetime, according to Earth.org. Poor Governance In […]

    Why some forests on the map are not actually forests

    The introduction of ecosystem services directly depends on forest biodiversity. That is, from how natural they are. We have already focused in previous articles on what ecosystem services are. And why we should preserve wildlife as it is. Now let’s talk about what’s happening to the world’s forests and forest biodiversity. I thank a lot […]

    Why we need to rethink the way we measure the environmental impact
    10 Jun 2021

    Biodiversity loss is a global phenomenon. Driven by habitat degradation, climate change, the introduction of invasive species, and other anthropogenically induced factors, around 1 million of the 8 million plant and animal species on Earth are threatened with extinction. Increasingly, biodiversity loss is being recognized as a systemic risk with far-reaching consequences, including financial risks […]

    EU to exclude deforestation products from the supply chain – European Commissioner

    The European Commission plans to launch a deforestation initiative in September that will remove deforestation-related products from the supply chain to the European Union. This was stated by the European Commissioner for Environment, Ocean and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevicius in an interview with Euronews. “Shortly after the summer break, in September, we are going to present […]