Poland: Activists chain themselves to trees, block logging equipment in latest move in fight over Bialowieza World Heritage site

WARSAW (Reuters) - Activists climbed trees and blocked felling machines in Poland’s primeval Bialowieza Forest on Tuesday in a bid to stop what they say is an illegal logging operation authorized by the government.

The campaigners accuse Warsaw of ignoring EU orders to protect one of Europe's last ancient woodlands - part of a wider clash between the bloc and its biggest eastern member.

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