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  • Kafuga Forest – Uganda

    KAFUGA FOREST – Effort to protect an old-growth forest site that serves as an important buffer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and [...]
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PHILIPPINES
Chainsaw massacre of Palawan forest probed – Inquirer.net, 5.20.17

Palawan town to sue miner for clearing forest – Inquirer.net, 5.18.17 

  • “Brooke’s Point Mayor Jean Feliciano accused Ipilan Nickel Corp. (INC) of clearing more than 10 hectares of old growth forests in the town…”

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Petition: Protect BC’s Endangered Old-Growth Forests – BC Forest Movement

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Stunning Grove of Unprotected Old-Growth Trees Located near Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island – Conservationists Hope “Jurassic Grove” will become “Jurassic Park” one day!
 – Ancient Forest Alliance, 5.6.17

Avatar Grove, the sequel: Introducing Jurassic Grove – Times Colonist, 5.5.17 

Video: Newly discovered old-growth forest on Vancouver Island – Chek News, 5.4.17

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Time Lapse Forest Cover Map Shows the Progressive Demise of Vancouver Island’s Old-Growth Forests over the past Century
 – Ancient Forest Alliance, 5.4.17

ROMANIA
Virgin Forests and their Unique Biodiversity: A Film in the Making
 – Planetsave, 5.3.17 

ALBERTA
Unspoiled, ‘tremendously special’ forest at west edge of Edmonton now protected – Global News, 5.2.17

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Logging Battle Looms as New Road is Pushed into one of Greater Vancouver’s last Lowland Old-Growth Forests – Echo Lake east of Mission
 
– Ancient Forest Alliance, 4.27.17 

POLAND
Paradise lost: the devastation of Białowieża Forest – BirdLife International, 4.26.17 

  • “While the official ‘national park’ is protected, logging is taking place in areas that have been given every other special recognition there is available – Natura 2000, UNESCO World Heritage, UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB).”

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Lantzville group submits revised proposal to preserve forest 
– Nanaimo News Bulletin, 4.10.17

BRITISH COLUMBIA
East Creek Investigation Finds Clearcutting Rare Intact Old-Growth on Vancouver Island in Compliance with Laws, Highlighting BC Government Failure to Protect Endangered Rainforest – Ancient Forest Alliance, 3.30.17

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Conservationists applaud Old-Growth Protection Resolution by major BC forestry union – Ancient Forest Alliance, 3.1.17 

BRITISH COLUMBIA
This First Nation Just Banned Industrial Logging and Mining from Vancouver Island Territory – DesmogCanada, 1.27.17

We are destroying rainforests so quickly they may be gone in 100 years – The Guardian, 1.23.17 

UNITED KINGDOM
The Dead Good Deadwood Blog: What’s so good about deadwood? – The Conservation Volunteers, 1.13.17

CONGO
Deforestation By “Subsistence” Farmers In Congo Driven By Money-Making Not Self-Sufficiency, Only Very Small Portion Of Population Responsible For Most Deforestation, Research Finds – Planetsave, 12.27.16 

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Metro adds to Kanaka Creek park (Vancouver) – Maple Ridge News, 12.14.16 

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Canadian government rejects pipeline through rainforests of British Columbia
– LA Times, 11.29.16

Logging looms over the Kootenays’ old-growth forests, says filmmaker – CBC News, 11.20.16
Jane Goodall: Wildwood a precious gift – Times Colonist, 11.4.16 

TANZANIA
One Tanzanian Man’s Quest to Save the Forest
 – Mongabay, 11.7.16 

NEW ZEALAND
Indigenous Canterbury forest protected forever in Queen’s name 
– Stuff, 11.4.16 

BORNEO
Borneo’s Vanishing Forests
 
– Pulizter Center, 11.1.16 

TASMANIA
Wielangta Forest illegal cutting
 
– Mercury, 10.27.16

Moratorium on logging Tasmania’s old growth forests could be reversed – The Guardian, 10.13.16 

ROMANIA
Rescuing Romania’s virgin forests
 
– Deutsche Welle, 10.27.16

BORNEO
Company poised to destroy critical orangutan habitat
 
– Mongabay, 10.24.16

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Victoria filmmaker explores B.C.’s coastal forest
 – Alberni Valley News, 10.20.16

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Vancouver Island’s rainforest needs urgent action
 – Vancouver Sun, 10.17.16

ONTARIO
More of Toronto area forest protected
 
– Mississauga News, 10.12.16

NOVA SCOTIA
Rare N.S. forests being protected – Herald News, 9.26.16

NEW ZEALAND
High priority West Coast forest protected
 
– Scoop, 9.25.16

BANGLADESH
Saving Bangladesh’s last rainforest, Chittagong Hill Tracts
 
– Mongabay, 9.21.16 

GERMANY
Clash in German forest (Hambach) as red line is crossed
 – Deutsche Well, 1.12.16