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Swedish wilderness under threat

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 11:58 am | Protect The Forest

Swedish wilderness under threat – New report implies misconduct by the Swedish Forest Agency --------------------------------------------------------------------- A new report shows that the Swedish Forest Agency (SFA) is likely breaching the Swedish ... More >>

Forestry companies are bluffing about protected forest

Thursday, 8 November 2012, 1:56 pm | Protect The Forest

Press release from Protect the Forest, November 5, 2012: Forestry companies are bluffing about the amount of protected forest More >>

Govt Has Taken Sides In Struggle To Save Ojnare Forest

Monday, 13 August 2012, 2:57 pm | Protect The Forest

Press release from Protect the Forest 2012-08-13 The Government Has Taken Sides In The Struggle To Save The Ojnare Forest The organization Protect the Forest criticizes the government for their implicit support for the destruction of the Ojnare forest, ... More >>

Expert Confirms the Criticism of IKEA's Russian Logging

Thursday, 31 May 2012, 12:14 pm | Protect The Forest

Press release from Protect the Forest Sweden 2012-05-30 Russian conservation expert confirms the criticism of IKEA's logging in Russian Karelia The environmental organization Protect the Forest Sweden has sharply criticized IKEA's logging in Russian Karelia, ... More >>

IKEA cuts down old-growth forest - protest launched today

Thursday, 26 April 2012, 5:49 pm | Protect The Forest

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 of the campaign, we petition ... More >>

Thousands Protest Swedish Primeval Forest Logging

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 10:54 am | Protect The Forest

The recently approved logging of pristine subalpine forest in Änok has led to an international outcry. Thousands of individuals have written to the County Administration Board in Norrbotten, urging them to stop the logging and instead preserve this pristine ... More >>

Protect the Forest & Friends of the Earth Sweden

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 2:57 pm | Protect The Forest

The Swedish Forest Agency has recently granted permission to log pristine subalpine forest in a vast roadless wilderness. Protect the Forest and Friends of the Earth Sweden now condemn the Swedish forest policy and the Swedish forestry model. The ... More >>

FSC resignation is welcomed in Sweden

Wednesday, 23 June 2010, 10:26 am | Protect The Forest

Sweden's largest environmental organization Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC) has resigned from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Sweden. FSC is an international eco-labelling of paper and wood products. The decision is welcomed by the Swedish ... More >>

Scientists Call For Action: Sweden’s Forests

Wednesday, 13 January 2010, 11:17 am | Protect The Forest

t is now 2010, the year in which the Swedish environmental objective, Sustainable Forests, should be achieved. Despite the critical state of forest biodiversity, the Swedish government has decreased the budget for forest protection and advocates an ... More >>

 

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