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Gambia: Chinese Factory Is Polluting Nyambai Forest

By Mustapha Jallow Staff of the Forestry Department have accused a Chinese factory that burns tires within the periphery of Nyambai Forest of polluting the environment. When this reporter visited the factory he found...

Pakistan Has Planted Over A Billion Trees

Pakistan hit its billion tree goal in August 2017 – months ahead of schedule. Now, the hills of the country’s northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are alive with newly planted saplings. The massive reforestation project...

Gambia: Our Forests Are Crying For Help

Gambia’s forest is facing a heavy time. The country lost over 90.000 ha of forest the past years. Locals are fearing for future generations. Forests are very vital for life, home to thousands of...

Indonesia Quit Paris Deal Over Palm Oil

UK defies EU over Indonesian palm oil trade

UK is pushing for a deal that would boost imports linked to deforestation despite EU moves to ban unsustainable palm oil, diplomatic papers reveal. The UK is defying EU institutions to push for a...

Heavy rain and gales lashing parts of Italy have killed at least 17 people and razed thousands of hectares of forest, destroying 14 million trees.

Over 14 million trees destroyed in Italy

Heavy rain and gales lashing parts of Italy have killed at least 17 people and razed thousands of hectares of forest, destroying 14 million trees. Areas across the country have been affected by the storms this week, which created...

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