Archive for June, 2016

Norway Forest. Photo by Zoom Artworks.

Norway Is The First Country To Ban Deforestation

Norway is so woke to deforestation, it’s the first nation to outlaw it. On May 24, Norway committed to zero deforestation, reports UN partner Climate Action. The groundbreaking move means that the nation pledges to ban any product in its supply chain that contributes to the deforestation of rainforests through the government’s public procurement policy. “This is […]

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Ignoring scientists, Poland begins logging famous primeval forest

The quiet of Europe’s last old-growth lowland forest is being interrupted by the whirr whirr whirr of chainsaws – and trees, some hundreds-of-years old, are coming down by government decree. Loggers have entered Bialowieza Forest in eastern Poland, a place home to wolves (Canis lupus), Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), moose (Alces alces), red deer (Cervus […]

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