Primary issue

 
Published: Friday 30 June 1995

Primary issue

A campaign to save the last surviving primary forest in Europe launched last September in Warsaw still continues. Biolowieza Forest, spread over an area of 1,500 sq km and lying in Poland and Belarus, is threatned by continued logging on the Polish side. This March, a citizen's committee called upon the Parliament to declare it a national park and stop felling, failing which the committee will launch a grassroots struggle.

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