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ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 12 February 2019

This issue of the EUTR News provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address
illegal logging, the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), from November 2018 to January 2019 . As with
all of our previous editions, this issue will include information on what both the European

ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 1 November 2017

As major timber consuming markets, the EU, US, Australia, and most recently, Japan, have all introduced laws to restrict the access of illegally harvested timber to their markets. While the laws are essentially addressing the same issue, there are some important differences.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 21 June 2017

The major threat to tropical forests today comes not from loggers but from large-scale forest clearance to meet rising demand for agricultural commodities.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 20 June 2017

On 21-23 June, the European Commission welcomes in Brussels stakeholders from around the world to discuss the way forward on tropical deforestation and illegal logging.

ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 31 January 2017

Forests converted for agricultural, mining, infrastructure and urban expansion purposes represent more than half of worldwide deforestation.

ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 8 March 2016

The EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) has been in full effect since 3 March 2013.

Louise Truslove uploaded a new Document 10 February 2016

A recent report, Who Watches the Watchmen, by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) with Malaysian NGO Grassrootsreveals major flaws in the system of scrutiny which underpins the RSPO’s guarantee of sustainable production of palm oil.

21
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From21 October 2015
in BRUSSELS (Belgium)
Organised byEP Intergroup CCBSD

Hosted by:

Catherine Bearder MEP

Forests and forest landscapes, particularly in tropical areas, are important
in regulating global carbon budgets and moderating climate change but they
are still being degraded and destroyed at a significant rate. These same
forests provide many other essential non-carbon benefits such as
biodiversity, provision of food/energy/materials, medicines, disease
mitigation, water quality and flood control.

By 2030 restoration and sustainable management of forest landscapes could
also make better use of biodiversity, to maintain or increase their capacity
to absorb and store carbon despite new climate extremes, while responding to
the needs of local and global society. 

The EC funded project on the “Role of Biodiversity in Climate Change
Mitigation” (ROBIN) has produced new insights and evidence concerning the
carbon and non-carbon benefits provided by tropical forest landscapes in
Latin America.

This conference aims, through a science-policy-society dialogue, to help
develop a coherent set of actions across sectors and levels of government to
address climate change mitigation and adaptation, biodiversity loss and the
maintenance of sustainable tropical forest landscapes. 

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ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 28 September 2015

The EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) is implemented in each Member State via national legislation and enforced by national authorities.

ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 28 September 2015

The EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) is implemented in each Member State via national legislation and enforced by national authorities.

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