IKEA and Swedwood Agree to Meet With Environmental Organizations

IKEA and Swedwood agree to meet with environmental organizations to discuss the loggings in Russian Karelia. Since this spring, IKEA and Swedwood have been severely criticized fortheir logging in Russian Karelia by Protect the Forest and otherenvironmental organizations, including the Karelian organization SPOK.Read more about the criticism here (http://www.protecttheforest.se/ikea).  The campaign has grown andgained support

Russian forest expert about IKEA

Protect the Forest has sent a cross-section of a 400-year-old tree from one of IKEA’s clear-cuts to IKEA’s head office in Sweden, along with a copy of the interview and a list of our demands. Photo: Daniel Rutschman   Russian conservation expert confirms the criticism of IKEA’s logging in Russian Karelia  The environmental organization Protect


Interview with Russian forest ecologists about IKEA

Russian forest ecologist confirms criticism Questions about the Karelian forests and IKEA/Swedwood Interview with Alexander Markovsky, head of SPOK – the regional nature conservation organization in Karelia. Protect the Forest, Sweden: When IKEA and Swedwood are criticized for their logging of forests with high conservation values in Russian Karelia, they often respond with lies. At


IKEA cuts down old-growth forest!

Press release from Protect the Forest Sweden 2012-04-26 Photo: Klas Ancker/Friends of the Earth, Sweden   – Protest campaign launched today. The environmental organization Protect the Forest Sweden is launching a campaign today to shed light on IKEA’s systematic logging of old-growth forest and other forests with high conservation value in Russian Karelia. As part