Hooray! Happy news from the UNESCO session.


Happy news today from the UNESCO session.

The decision calls Poland to stop the logging immediately. It also points at overexploitation of the Forest by the government, which in turn harms its outstanding natural values. It states that the logging is against the EU’s law and that IUCN mission wil be sent to the Forest to report on its condition under the current management, which can result in adding the Forest to the World Heritage in Danger List.

Here you can read more about the victory:

Victory for Bialowieza as UN body calls for halt to illegal logging