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Grassy Narrows requests environmental assessment of logging plan - Clearcutting will elevate mercury poison in fish
2014-01-28
Grassy Narrows First Nation is calling for a thorough environmental assessment of the newly approved plan for clearcut logging on their Territory - an important test of Ontario's environmental laws.
Sacred fire at Queen's Park marks 10 years of the Grassy Narrows logging blockade
2012-12-02
Grassy Narrows Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek
Grassy Narrows Blockaders and their supporters are celebrating the 10 year anniversary of what is now the longest running Indigenous logging blockade in Canada.
Supreme Court to hear Grassy Narrows' legal case for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging
2014-05-14
Grassy Narrows Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek
On May 15 the Supreme Court of Canada will hear Grassy Narrows' legal case for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging. The case challenges Ontario's jurisdiction to unilaterally award logging and ...

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Corporate Welfare in the Forest
Post-Fire Logging Loses Money and Damages the Health of the Ecosystem
Wuerthner, George
Article
2013
CounterPunch
The Forest Service is under extreme political pressure to log our national patrimony, whether it makes any economic or ecological sense. A good example of a needless, ecologically damaging, and econom...
Illegal logging behind deaths of indigenous leaders
Assassination of forest defenders highlights extensive network of logging and the illegal timber trade.
Remón, Cecilia
Article
2014
latinamericapress.org
“In the forest, the silence at night is absolute,” says Sara, a settler who owns a plot of land in the middle of Peru’s central jungle. “But suddenly, at 9 p.m. you start hearing chainsaws in the dist...
Lumber
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Supreme Court to hear Grassy Narrows' legal case for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Grassy Narrows Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek
On May 15 the Supreme Court of Canada will hear Grassy Narrows' legal case for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging. The case challenges Ontario's jurisdiction to unilaterally award logging and ...
Tree-top vigil highlights destruction of Tasmanian forest
Miranda Gibson hopes to bring international attention to the unprotected status of the ancient forests that are threatened by logging
Birch, Simon
Article
2012
The Guardian
For more than three months, 30-year-old Gibson has been living high above the canopy floor that is the home to some of Australia's most threatened indigenous wildlife, including the Tasmanian devil an...


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