Pressure from local communities is mounting to take further action on unsustainable and illegal logging activities in the Solomon Islands
ACT NOW calls on PNGFA to stop issuing all forms of logging consents and not just timber permits
PNG Environment Minister to send officers to investigate and establish the level of pollution and environmental destruction that occur by foreign companies.
CEPA suspends two logging companies based on reports of environmental pollution and delivering false information.
China is the major buyer of wood from PNG and Solomon Islands, that are implicated in illegal or unsustainable logging
The timber industry in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands despite creating jobs has also resulted in pollution, environmental devastation and food insecurity
ACT NOW PNG urges the Forest Authorities to halt aiding and assisting logging companies who evade taxes
Isabel province raised concern over environmental damages and the ineffectiveness of monitoring mechanisms
BCNHP visit gave the participants a chance to see how endemic species can be protected from extractive industries
Villagers fight to reclaim stolen logs from Gov’t & Asian logger.