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Law Passed: Importing Illegally Sourced Timber Is Banned In The Eu.

But what does this all mean and why should the Average Joe Bloggs care? We all want nice furniture for our home; a wooden dining table, wooden flooring etc, but how often do you question where the wood has come from? Have you considered how your dining table came to be? From forests, often in Asia or South America, to timber factories; into Europe and the shop floor and finally into your home? 

Eu Reaches Agreement To Cut Down On Plastic Bags

EIA welcomes Friday’s agreement by the European Union institutions on European wide measures to address lightweight plastic carrier bags. Once adopted the new rules will allow EU countries to choose either to impose mandatory charges for plastic bags, or to introduce measures to reduce consumption of single use plastic bags to 90 bags per person by end of 2019 and 40 bags per person by the end of 2025 (the EU average in 2010 was 198).

Eia Campaign Administrator – Forests

EIA Campaign Administrator – Forests   January 7, 2015   Organisation: Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)   Location: Islington, London   DeskPosition Type: Paid, Full Time, Permanent   Salary:  £competitive   Application Closing Date: 5pm on Monday, January 26, 2015   Website:   Contact Name: Bill Dishington   Contact Email: uki...

The 11th International Conference On Responsible Tourism In Destinations

RTD11 The 11th  International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations 14th – 15th April 2014    The first International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations took place in Cape Town in 2002, it was organised with Western Cape Tourism as a side event to the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg ten years on from Rio.   The Cape Town Conference established the city as the birthplace of the idea of Responsible...