Tag: logging

    How to check whether wood, paper, and other forest products are environmentally friendly

    Environmentally friendly products do not harm the environment, even during production, use, and disposal. But can all forest products be called “environmentally friendly” only based on their origin from renewable sources? Is this characteristic sufficient? The answer is no, says Pavlo Kravets, director of Forest Stewardship Council Ukraine, in his article for Ruryka. Regenerability is […]

    ‘War in the woods’. Hundreds of anti-logging protesters arrested in Canada

    Police in western Canada have arrested more than 270 people as a conflict over old-growth logging in British Columbia’s ancient rainforests continues to grow, The Guadian reports. At the protest blockades in the remote woodland, hundreds of activists have been chaining themselves to giant tripods made from the trunks of felled trees, suspending themselves in […]

    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 […]