Activists were optimistic as this issue of Resurgence & Ecologist went to press that a European legal ruling on whether the Polish government broke the law by allowing increased logging in UNESCO-protected Białowieża Forest, one of Europe’s largest primeval woodlands, would go in their favour.

The Advocate General was set to announce his opinion on February 20, according to green law firm ClientEarth, and the court’s final decision is expected shortly after that.

“The forest’s woodpeckers and pygmy owls are undoubtedly grateful to you and all those who followed this story and supported ...


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