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Dodgy palm oil permits in Indonesia exposed by Earthsight cancelled

17.03.2022 Dodgy palm oil permits in Indonesia exposed by Earthsight cancelled 

Fate of Indonesian rainforest the size of Belgium hangs in the balance

17.03.2022 Crucial battle lies ahead in 2022 following shock New Year announcement by government

Revealed: Russian oligarchs make a killing off multibillion-dollar wood trade with West

11.03.2022 Putin’s cronies are behind major logging firms and wood exporters

Russia’s timber oligarchs

11.03.2022 Industry titans make a killing off multibillion-dollar wood trade with Western firms

Taiga King 2: Back In Business

21.02.2022 Russian tycoon Alexander Pudovkin flooded Europe with dirty wood. He and his customers got away with it

Suspect timber firms lobby for certified wood ‘green lane’ in draft EU anti-deforestation law

09.11.2021 Influential timber industry group run by firms guilty of logging and wood trading abuses calls for proposed EU rules to wave through wood certified by dubious sustainability schemes

Relying on green labels to address our thirst for products of deforestation would be a disaster

08.11.2021 New EU deforestation law must learn the lessons of the past

FSC hall of shame: The ethical wood label’s long line of scandals

25.10.2021 The Forest Stewardship Council label is supposed to guarantee products are sustainably sourced, sadly it is not always the case

NGOs urge ‘immediate’ reform at ethical wood label to fight global deforestation

25.10.2021 Open letter signed by environmental and civil society organisations accuses the Forest Stewardship Council of failing to protect forests and indigenous groups

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