NEWS

UNESCO urges Poland to stop logging ancient forest

10-07-2017
Category: Natura
UNESCO on 5 July “strongly” urged Poland to stop logging the older parts of the ancient Białowieża forest, a world heritage site that includes some of Europe’s last primeval woodland.

The large-scale logging authorised by the Polish government began in May of last year and has since drawn concern from environmental activists, scientists and the European Union.

Read the full story on EurActiv: http://www.euractiv.com/section/central-europe/news/unesco-urges-poland-to-stop-logging-ancient-forest/