An adviser to the EU’s Court of Justice backed the European Commission Tuesday saying that forestry management decisions made by Poland concerning the Natura 2000 Puszcza Białowieska site violate EU laws.

Poland’s decisions to increase logging operations in the primeval forest of Bialowieza “are necessarily liable to result in a deterioration of the breeding sites of the protected species,” the court’s advocate general Yves Bot said.

A UNESCO World Heritage site, Bialowieza, which stradd...

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