Drax Wood Pellets Have Devastating Impact On Baltic Forests, Report Shows

Source: Desmog UK


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Drax’s “insatiable” demand for wood is harming Baltic forests, campaigners have claimed following the publication of a damning report.

Compiled by NGOs in Estonia and Latvia, the document reveals that together the two countries exported more than three million tonnes of wood pellets last year – equivalent to at least 200 square kilometres of clearcut forest a year.