Deforestation

BMRC Roadmap
BMRC Roadmap
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The Broader Market Recognition Coalition (BMRC) is formed of government, private sector, and civil society representatives from tropical countries whose mission is to achieve global recognition of national tropical sustainable forestry systems.
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Forest Sustainability: Deforestation
Forest Sustainability: Deforestation
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Deforestation is the intentional removal of forested areas for purposes including agriculture, industrial development, grazing land, fuel production, and construction materials. As a global issue, deforestation can impact the environment and society negatively through its contribution to climate change, biodiversity loss, soil erosion, effects on the water cycle, increasing air...
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EU Deforestation Regulation
The EU regulation on deforestation-free supply chains has come into force
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The EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR), scheduled to replace the current EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) in the European Union, came into force on 29 June 2023, with an 18-24 month implementation preparation period. This regulation will significantly enhance data gathering efforts and due diligence requirements for all businesses involved in the...
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TDUK Briefing Paper: The EU Deforestation Regulation
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The EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR), scheduled to replace the current EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) in the European Union, came into force on 29 June 2023, with an 18-24 month implementation preparation period.
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supply chain risks
Beware potential supply chain risks
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Members are being advised to carry out additional due diligence to remove supply chain risks from the already high-risk Sarawak region of Malaysia after another high-profile case. A delegation of NGOs and indigenous leaders including Friends of the Earth and SAVE Rivers from Sarawak met with the UK government and...
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forest degradation
Good governance the key to reverse forest loss and degradation
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The 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP27 took place in Egypt this month, marking another important milestone in our fight against climate change. COP27 seeks to accelerate global climate action through emissions reduction, scaled-up adaptation efforts and enhanced flows of appropriate finance. As we saw in Glasgow last...
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global forest
Global Forests Need Global Governance
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Tropical forests are in danger as never before. For the first time in human history, global forest cover has fallen below four billion hectares. This Tropical Timber Accord is a global call to action from the international forests and timber industry to COP26 to strengthen legal governance of forests and...
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