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Illegal loggers levelling Romania's Carpathian mountain forests

Austrian timber giant Schweighofer claims to be working hard to ensure that the huge volumes of timber it buys from Romania’s mountain forests are strictly legal, writes Katy Jenkyns.

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Romania

The BBC, badgers & tall stories?

Well, first of all the NFU so no real surprise there, then Defra whose failure to secure robust science on the issue and similar blinkered approach and stance on the action in the uplands to safeguard raptors and most noticably the Hen Harrier but now it’s the turn of the… 409 more words

Executive Secretary

Plant trees, Save the beavers and Prevent flooding! PETITION

THE PETITION STATES:

Britain has been struck by a succession of Atlantic storms accompanied by very heavy rain. In early December Storm Desmond saw 5,000 people flooded out of their homes in Carlisle in spite of £38 million of flood defences recently installed by the Environment Agency. 264 more words

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Protect the soils that feed us!

Photo credit: The Ecologist

Soil is where our food comes from – so why don’t we look after it as well as organic farmers? Photo: Soil Association. 321 more words

Food / Food Security

Natural England appeal Information Commissioners decision .... & The Ecologists warning ....

We have just learnt that the Badger Trust (BT) will be in Court again on 14th (that’s tomorrow!) and 15th May 2015, where they are joint defendants with the… 499 more words

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