Forests Win with Dogwood’s IP Victory

After 10 years of campaigning, Dogwood Alliance was finally able to form a partnership with International Paper (IP) to advance forest conservation in the southern U.S. What does Dogwood’s new partnership with International Paper mean for forests? What do forests really get out of it?

Dogwood Celebrates

With our recent victory on the IP paper campaign and the Our Forests Aren’t Fuel campaign launch, we wanted to spread the word, connect with long-time and potential supporters, and just plain celebrate. Kind and generous Dogwood fans hosted gatherings, parties, and events for us in the South, inviting their friends, families, colleagues, and other environmentalists to join in the fun!

LEED Building Standards Under Attack in North Carolina

Overall LEED is an important tool for improving buildings because of its forward-looking position on forests, energy efficiency and chemicals of concerns. Now this successful private, voluntary, system is under attack by lobbyists from old-guard forest products companies including Weyerhaeuser in North Carolina and others around the country…

Drax AGM Targeted over Biomass Conversion Plans

Demonstrators outside the annual general meeting of Drax Plc organized by Biofuelwatch are chanting “Drax Drax, what do you say? How many trees have you killed today?” and holding banners reading “Big Biomass: Fuelling Deforestation, Land-grabbing and Climate Disaster”, “Big Biomass is Greenwash not Renewable Energy” and “Drax the Destroyer!”