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Calls for help: Bialowieza–the last wild forest in Europe

20 Oct, 2017

Bialowieza the last wild forest in Europe

By Jan Carl Matysiak* It is a rare outstanding forest with an innumerable number of over 100 year old trees. It is one of the last places where you can find free roaming wisent. And it is the very last primeval forest in Europe. Bialowieza is on the border of Poland and Belarus. So you can only be left speechless when you hear Jan Szyszko Poland’s environmental minister. He stated ”The Białowieża forest was granted UNESCO natural heritage status illegally. …

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Forest Cover 52 – The Burning Issue

21 Mar, 2017

Welcome to Forest Cover No. 52, the Global Forest Coalition newsletter that provides a space for Southern and Northern environmental justice activists to present their views on international forest-related policies.…

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Exhibition on Green Land Grabbing Launched

21 Mar, 2014

On the occasion of International Forest Day, the Global Forest Coalition [1] in collaboration with Critical Information Collective [2], Global Justice Ecology Project [3], and Langelle Photography [4], launched an…

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