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Poland: SAVE Białowieża forest ! [ENG]

Activists Step Up Protest Against Logging in Ancient Forest Environmental campaigners chained themselves to logging equipment in Poland’s ancient Bialowieza Forest on Wednesday in protest against the government-backed felling of trees in the UNESCO World Heritage site that straddles the … Continue reading

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Poland starts logging ancient Bialowieza forest despite protests [ENG]

Poland has begun felling sick trees in the ancient, first-growth Białowieża forest in the country’s northeast. Much of this pristine wilderness is a national park and UNESCO heritage site – a rarity in Europe. The environment ministry has said loggers … Continue reading

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