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Camp for the Forest

Camp for the Forest

Camp for the Forest is an informal grassroots initiative that was born in May 2017 as a reaction to the devastation of Białowieża Forest. It fosters peaceful actions aimed at stopping the devastation and at protecting the whole forest as a national park. Activists have organized over 20 blockades of heavy-duty machines used for logging and removing wood from the forest. Many solidarity events have been organized in cities in Poland and elsewhere, to educate and show support for the struggle.

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Poland’s Bialowieza Forest is one of the last old-growth forests in Europe. Photo: Janusz Korbel

What’s Up in Białowieża Forest?

Nov 22, 2017 November 22, 2017

The year 2017 is a special one for the Białowieża. After over 20 years of campaigning for protection of this unique forest in Poland, with some small successes along the way, the situation has taken a dramatic turn. The last primeval forest of lowland Europe—a UNESCO World… Read More