Greenpeace Canada announced its withdrawal yesterday from the Canada Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA) claiming logging roads built in Quebec’s Montagnes Blanches region managed by Resolute Forest Products are a violation of the CBFA.
A Brazilian tribe faces extinction as its territory is being illegally deforested.
A report obtained by charity Survival International found that the nomadic Awá tribe live in three of the five most deforested areas in the Amazon.
A mob of 2,000 people burned tires, blocked roads and attacked federal agents who sought to crack down on illegal Amazon logging, but officials vowed last Wednesday that riots would not halt law enforcement.
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International environmental organizations say China's appetite for wood is fuelling illegal logging that is destroying Burma's forests. The Chinese government has sought to play down the extent of illegal logging by Chinese companies, but outside exper...