Polish bison staring down the barrel of cull

By |marec 22nd, 2019|Bialowieza forest, News, Poland, UNESCO|

Poland’s endangered bison herds could be subject to a cull if environmental lawyers fail in their bid to overturn a decision by the country’s head of environmental protection.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Polish bison staring down the barrel of cull

Poland urges world to plant more forests

By |november 23rd, 2018|Bialowieza forest, Climate Change, COP24, IPCC, News, Poland|

Poland called on Wednesday (21 November) for more forests to be planted worldwide to capture carbon emissions and so curb global warming, speaking ahead of annual UN climate talks to be held in Warsaw next month.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland urges world to plant more forests

European forests cannot further curb global warming, French study warns

By |oktober 11th, 2018|Bialowieza forest, climate action, deforestation, forestry, forests, News|

European countries should not heavily rely on their forests to curb climate change. However, they should instead ensure that forests are protected from climate change, underlined a study published in Nature on Wednesday (10 October). EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za European forests cannot further curb global warming, French study warns

Protected grey seals at the mercy of Poland’s ruling party

By |junij 15th, 2018|animal protection, Bialowieza forest, ecology, environmentalists, News, PiS, Poland|

Poland's ruling party has a peculiar stance when it comes to nature conservation, a clear example of this is the felling of the Białowieża Forest. The recent killings of protected seals along the country's shore have been completely ignored by the party, which believes that ecology is a notion created by the left. EURACTIV's partner Gazeta Wyborcza reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Protected grey seals at the mercy of Poland’s ruling party

Poland’s logging of protected forest is illegal, top EU court rules

By |april 17th, 2018|Bialowieza forest, Natura 2000, News, Poland|

European Court of Justice judges decided on Tuesday (17 April) that Poland’s logging activities in Białowieska Forest are against EU law. Heavy fines are due to follow if the government does not take action immediate action.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland’s logging of protected forest is illegal, top EU court rules

EU court fells Poland’s illegal logging of ancient forest

By |februar 20th, 2018|Bialowieza forest, Jan Szyszko, Natura 2000, News, Poland|

The European Court of Justice has confirmed that the logging of ancient woodland in Poland infringes EU law, paving the way for penalties against Warsaw and prolonging its spat with Brussels.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU court fells Poland’s illegal logging of ancient forest

Environment minister: Poland has to win at the European Court of Justice

By |december 5th, 2017|Bialowieza forest, European Court of Justice, illegal logging, Jan Szyszko, News|

Polish Environment Minister Jan Szyszko announced at Sunday's (3 December) meeting in Białowieża that he would appear before the EU Court of Justice on the main trial over the Białowieża Forest. EURACTIV Poland reports.

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The EU has to fight for our nature and the rule of law

By |november 8th, 2017|Bialowieza forest, Birds and Habitats Directives, Birds Directive, Bulgaria, habitats directive, illegal logging, Natura 2000, News, Poland|

In the face of efforts by member states to destroy protected habitats and ignore EU nature laws, the EU must stand up for the rule of law and say enough is enough, writes Ariel Brunner.

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Polish minister accuses EU of ‘spreading lies’ in logging case

By |oktober 18th, 2017|Bialowieza forest, Jan Szyszko, News, Poland, rule of law|

Illegal logging in an ancient Polish forest has been blown out of proportion by manipulated images and fake news, according to Poland’s environment minister, who insisted on yet another hearing as part of an ongoing legal case.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Polish minister accuses EU of ‘spreading lies’ in logging case

Polish rule of law dispute comes to a head

By |september 25th, 2017|Andrzej Duda, Bialowieza forest, Frans Timmermans, News, Poland, rule of law|

The EU will assess on Monday (25 September) if there is backing for unprecedented sanctions against Poland's rightwing government over fears its court reforms threaten the rule of law.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Polish rule of law dispute comes to a head