Release: The Nature Conservancy Exposed for Promoting Industrial Logging and Wood Products

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Media contact: Carina Daniels, [email protected], 510-847-1617 New exposé condemns The Nature Conservancy for falsely promoting industrial logging and wood products as climate solutions  Biggest US conservation group cut off dialogue with renowned scientists, forest protection, and environmental justice groups, who are now going public with their story Washington, […]

Statement: Wood Pellet Mill Stopped in Lumberton, NC

Facing immense community opposition and legal troubles, Active Energy Renewable Power (AERP) will not be moving forward with plans to operate a black wood pellet production facility in Robeson County, North Carolina. AERP announced plans to sell the site of the proposed production facility, effectively ending its plans to build the controversial wood pellet facility. […]

Big Media Year For Southern Forests, Communities, & Justice

The world is waking up to the realities of the climate crisis, environmental injustice, and the importance of forests. And now, the news media spotlight is growing brighter and brighter on the Southern United States. Our Home the South The South is home to some of the most beautiful and biodiverse places on Earth. But […]

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New Name, Same Old Forest Industry: Why SFI Is Greenwashing

Dogwood Alliance has transformed the paper industry around the world. Our demands are always simple: protect endangered forests stop turning natural forests into tree plantations end destructive practices like clearcutting stop poisoning our communities and water with toxic chemicals We’ve worked hard to expose forest industry greenwashing. What is greenwashing? Companies use greenwashing practices to […]

Arkansas Loses a Forest Champion

In Memoriam of Luis “Doc” Contreras On Jun 25, 2021, Arkansas, Southern forests, and the planet lost one of their true heroes. Luis “Doc” Contreras was a climate champion, a creative campaigner, a spirited activist, and a lover of humanity and every dog he ever met. He passed away in Eureka Springs, Arkansas at the […]