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Yuri Vella's World
Liivo Niglas has received the first ever IUCN Film Award for the Environment. As part of the annual film festival, Visions du R´┐Żel, a 5000 Swiss Franc cash prize went to the Estonian-born film-maker for Yuri Vella's World (Juri Vella Maailm). ... more

Timber Mafia
Indonensia is home to 10 per cent of the world's tropical forests but large-scale illegal logging has resulted in swathes of 'protected' forests being cut to feed international wood markets. A high-profile documentary, The Timber Mafia, follows the timber trail in the country where 70 per cent of all logging is thought to be illegal, to its ulitmate destination in the West. ... more

Trees are the answer
Trees Are the Answer is an enlightening video documentary hosted by Greenpeace co-founder, Dr Patrick Moore, that explores the beauty, biodiversity and resiliency of forests while delivering a powerful message about how forests work and the role they play in solving many current environmental problems. ... more

Fate of the forest
For over 20 years the destruction of the world's tropical forests has been at the forefront of environmental protection campaigns. Yet the devastation continues. Fate of the Forests highlights new strategies for conservation. ... more

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