Tag Archives: timber

Environment

Illegal logging destroying Russian forests

22 Apr 2013

Siberian tigers

Illegal logging in the Russian Far East, thumb seek some of which could be imported into the EU via China in various forms of packaging, treat is pushing forests and species in the region to the brink of destruction, a report by WWF has found.
Large-scale illegal logging, mainly to supply Chinese industry, [...]

Environment

Friends of the Earth calls for buyers to be sceptical of APP

22 Apr 2013

kalamantan wwf

Pulp timber suppliers to controversial paper giant Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) are continuing to log tropical forest and dig drainage canals through peat soils in Kalimantan, regardless of the new Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) launched with much fanfare by APP and parent group Sinar Mas last month. 
Over the same period that heavy machinery was [...]