Ikea terminated logging the last primeval forests in Russian Karelia. This has been reported by Ikea's wholly-owned subsidiary Swedwood. For many years Swedwood has been clear-cutting century-old trees in the boreal forests with heavy machinery.
A court in the Aceh province in northern Sumatra sent a strong signal against the slashing and burning of rainforests: the palm oil company PT Kallista Alam has been sentenced to pay a fine of approximately 9 million US dollar as well as 21 million US dollar for reforestation of Tripa's destroyed swamp forest
QUITO - On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013, plain-clothes police officers appeared at the offices of Fundación Pachamama and proceeded to shut down the facilities, leaving a resolution from the Ministry of Environment ordering the dissolution the organization.
Peru: protect the Amazon rainforest