Ensuring forests for the future
Turing over a new leaf
Within these landsapes WWF works to ensure countries have scientifically based and representative networks of well-managed protected areas, which are sustainably financed, ensure effective participation of local communities and provide social and economic benefits, and in addition, establish initiatives that support responsible forest management and trade.
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Global Forest and Trade Network
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Indonesia: Ministry Threatens to Revoke 21 Forest Licences
From the Jakarta Post: The government threatened Thursday to revoke licenses of 21 natural forest ...
Russia's Putin Defends Export Tariffs on Raw Timber
From PaperAge: Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Russia is standing firm in its decision ...
Staples Ends Contracts With Asia Pulp on Environment
From Bloomberg.com: Staples Inc., the world's largest office-supplies retailer, ended its contracts ...
New Zealand's Outdoor Furniture is Fueling Forest Destruction
From Greenpeace Press Release: Auckland, New Zealand - Greenpeace and the Indonesia Human ...
Asian Market Settles as Forecast Slowdown Fails to Take Hold
From Timber Trade Journal: After a slight blip late last year, the market has stabilised and ...
Ecological Responsibility Rating Among Forest Enterprises in the Russian Far East
WWF Russia - Amur branch has recently carried out a survey on 43 forest enterprises in the Russian ...
TVNZ Criticised Over Links to Rainforest Destruction in PNG
From Epoch Times (New Zealand): TVNZ is facing severe criticism over its decision to allow the ...
Recycling Scandal Hits Japan
From the Guardian: The reputation of Japan's paper industry lay in tatters today after the market ...
World Fears for Indonesia's Forests
From Financial Times Deutschland (FTD): The Indonesian Government are cracking down on the illegal ...
Sierra Leone Bans Timber Sales After Chinese Wreak Havoc
From Planetark.com: Freetown - Sierra Leone's government has banned the exportation of timber ...