Sign action alert: Demand justice for villagers in Kachung and Bukaleba in Uganda

Please sign this action alert demanding justice for villagers in Kachung and Bukaleba in Uganda. The operations of the Norwegian industrial forestry plantation and carbon offset company Green Resources have resulted in loss of lands, livelihoods and increased hunger for the local communities at Kachung and Bukaleba in Uganda. The Swedish Energy Agency purchases carbon

In loving memory of Wally Menne

Wally Menne passed away in South Africa on Thursday 26 October 2017. Wally worked for Timberwatch, an organization which monitors the impacts of the timber industry, and he was one of Protect the Forest’s most dedicated and supportive working partners on global issues. He helped us write an open letter to the CBD Secretariat in order to

Swedish NGOs urge European Parliament to radically improve the Renewable Energy Directive

Press release, 17th of October 2017   In an open letter, Swedish environmental NGOs urge Members of the European Parliament to account for the full emissions and environmental impacts of biofuels in the Renewable Energy Directive. The current proposal leads to increased harvests as trees from natural forests are burned as biofuel. Instead of decreasing