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Two First Nations Pledge to Save Lake Superior Caribou

Expert BlogCanada, OntarioJulee Boan
Two First Nations—Biigtigong Nishnaabeg and Michipicoten—are raising the alarm for the dwindling Lake Superior caribou, the southernmost remaining woodland caribou in North America.

Canada’s Boreal Forest: Why It’s So Important

Protecting the boreal is not only about saving trees and wildlife, says NRDC’s Jennifer Skene. It’s also about the people who’ve been living on the land for millennia and the urgent fight against climate change.

On Drax's AGM, its Smokestacks Tell the Truth About Biomass

Expert BlogEast, InternationalElly Pepper
Today, Drax will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM), where it will tell its shareholders and the world how great it's doing and claim that our planet's future depends on industrial biomass energy.

SFI Offers Greenwashing of Unsustainable Logging

Expert BlogUnited States, CanadaCourtenay Lewis
As the climate crisis intensifies, scientists stress that conserving never-logged primary forests must be a global priority for protecting carbon stores.

The UK Must Stop Subsidizing Its #1 Climate Polluter: Drax

Expert BlogInternationalSasha Stashwick

A steady drumbeat of new research showing that Drax, the world’s largest biomass-burning power station, is exacerbating climate change and putting at risk the UK’s chances of meeting climate targets. 

Corporate Takeover Adds to Urgency for Protections in Boreal

Expert BlogCanadaCourtenay Lewis

Paper Excellence’s announced acquisition of Domtar spells trouble for Canada’s boreal forest, and adds to a myriad of reasons why governments and companies need to prioritize safeguarding the boreal’s carbon-rich forests, biodiversity and Indigenous rights.

New Report Shows Toll of Unsustainable Logging in the Boreal

Expert BlogCanadaCourtenay Lewis
Canada’s boreal forest is the world’s largest intact forest, but industrial logging operations are chipping away at it, undermining its role in stabilizing the global climate and as a refuge for many of North America’s iconic species. A new report…

Time for P&G to Take Responsibility for Forest Impacts

Expert BlogCanadaAshley Jordan
As P&G shareholders call on the company to issue a report on its efforts to eliminate deforestation and intact forest degradation in its supply chain, P&G has the opportunity to rectify its role in forest destruction.

Forest Destruction Creates Clear Risk for P&G Investors

Expert BlogCanada, United StatesAshley Jordan
NRDC and its partners released an investor brief outlining why Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) top investors should vote their shares in support of Shareholder Proposal #5, which urges the company to report on its efforts to eliminate deforestation and degradation…

Canada Invests in the Future of Intact Boreal Forests

Expert BlogCanadaJennifer Skene

With the announcement of a CAD $175 million commitment to fund 67 conservation initiatives, the Canadian government has invested in a more sustainable, healthier future by protecting some of its treasured landscapes, including in the boreal forest.