New comment for the EIEL website on logging in the Białowieża forest

The Polish government has recently announced the release of an update to its management plan for the Białowieża forest, authorising new logging operations for the first time since 2016. I have shared some reflections on the plan, its relationship with a landmark ruling of the Court of Justice of the EU, and the recent letter of notice addressed to Poland by the European Commission on the blog of the Jean Monnet Module in European and International Environmental Law (EIEL).

Celebrate #IFDay 2014!

Today is the second International Day of Forests and the Tree. Exactly one year ago I wrote this to celebrate forests and their role for sustainable development:  You may also like to take a look at the page set up by FAO or read the message of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Forests are about more than survival

by Dario Piselli, Greening USiena coordinator I am sorry for the late timing, but I thought some words were needed to address the firstInternational Day of Forests and the Tree, which was held yesterday after a UN December resolution declared that 21 March of every year was to observed as an occasion to “celebrate and raise awarenessContinue reading “Forests are about more than survival”