Lora VerheeckeLora Verheecke

Project Assistant at ClientEarth, traveler with a passion for languages and music.

Does the EU import legal timber from Russia?

Trade in illegal timber from Western Russia to the EU is substantial but not well known. Find out why ClientEarth went to Moscow.

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Does the EU import legal timber from Russia?

Trade in illegal timber from Western Russia to the EU is substantial but not well known. Find out why ClientEarth went to Moscow.

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In Cameroon to push illegal loggers out and bring the EUTR in!

The Center for the Environment and Development (CED) and ClientEarth worked together to inform civil society organisations (CSOs) and community groups in Cameroon of the European Union Timber Regulation.

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In Cameroon to push illegal loggers out and bring the EUTR in!

The Center for the Environment and Development (CED) and ClientEarth worked together to inform civil society organisations (CSOs) and community groups in Cameroon of the European Union Timber Regulation.

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New logging law could transform timber trade

New EU timber laws went live this month, but the fight to protect people and the forests is far from over.

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New logging law could transform timber trade

New EU timber laws went live this month, but the fight to protect people and the forests is far from over.

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From discussion in Doha to stalemate in Warsaw?

Poland is set to host next year’s climate talks – will host countries will controversial climate records become the norm for climate change conferences?

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From discussion in Doha to stalemate in Warsaw?

Poland is set to host next year’s climate talks – will host countries will controversial climate records become the norm for climate change conferences?

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Has the EU cut illegal logging? Politicians, business and NGOs have their say

The EU has spent a decade trying to cut illegal logging; this month, NGOs, politicians and business representatives met to discuss their record, and ClientEarth was there.

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Has the EU cut illegal logging? Politicians, business and NGOs have their say

The EU has spent a decade trying to cut illegal logging; this month, NGOs, politicians and business representatives met to discuss their record, and ClientEarth was there.

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Arctic melt is not a question of resources

A record Arctic ice melt has just been announced, but the Arctic is not just another resource going scarce. If we stopped emitting greenhouse gases now, it would still keep melting. Current emissions and climate change policies impact generations.

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Arctic melt is not a question of resources

A record Arctic ice melt has just been announced, but the Arctic is not just another resource going scarce. If we stopped emitting greenhouse gases now, it would still keep melting. Current emissions and climate change policies impact generations.

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The EU Timber Regulation and VPAs: Your questions answered

ClientEarth’s Q&A is designed to elaborate on how the EU Timber Regulation and Voluntary Partnership Agreements will operate and interact in practice.

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The EU Timber Regulation and VPAs: Your questions answered

ClientEarth’s Q&A is designed to elaborate on how the EU Timber Regulation and Voluntary Partnership Agreements will operate and interact in practice.

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

The United Nations (UN) International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed on 9th August each year to promote and protect the rights of indigenous people.

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

The United Nations (UN) International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed on 9th August each year to promote and protect the rights of indigenous people.

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Sustainable palm oil in Gabon?

Can palm oil plantations be a strategy for economic development and a bright future in Gabon?

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Sustainable palm oil in Gabon?

Can palm oil plantations be a strategy for economic development and a bright future in Gabon?

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Gabon: Who does our country belong to?

Gabonese NGO Brainforest organised a workshop in Gabon last week to try to answer this question and many others. The workshop mainly discussed land rights in Gabon, bringing together members of civil society and other stakeholders.

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Gabon: Who does our country belong to?

Gabonese NGO Brainforest organised a workshop in Gabon last week to try to answer this question and many others. The workshop mainly discussed land rights in Gabon, bringing together members of civil society and other stakeholders.

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