Governments, citizens and private actors all participate in conservation of nature.
From saving threatened and endangered plants and animals, to establishing and managing biosphere reserves and protected areas, conservation is about protecting species and ecosystems - natural resources upon which humans depend. DW presents an automated compilation of content touching on conservation.
A new law in Poland allows landowners to cut old trees to make way for housing or industrial construction. An uncontrolled logging spree has resulted, even in protected areas. Critics are accusing controversial environment minister Jan Szyszko of favoring the interests of the logging industry over those of the environment.