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Cut from Congo

Publication | October 5, 2017 at 16:30

From 2000 to 2013, the global area of intact forest landscapes (IFLs) decreased by 7.2%, a reduction of 90 million hectares, with industrial timber extraction as the lead driver behind this fragmentation and degradation globally. In Africa,...

Norway and France threaten DRC’s forests

Publication | July 12, 2017 at 16:40

An area of rainforest the size of Italy is at risk of being cut down by loggers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), if the Norwegian government approves a French Development Agency (AFD) proposal to expand industrial logging there starting...

Letter to Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson

Publication | August 18, 2014 at 10:00

Greenpeace gives Energy Minister a week to release key nuclear information

Trading in Chaos

Publication | May 26, 2015 at 11:00

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is home to the large majority of the world's second-largest rainforested area, an area that plays a vital role in maintaining the global climate. But corruption and a lack of political will are among the...

Africa's forests under threat

Publication | May 9, 2016 at 13:12

On 23 February 2016, Greenpeace France published a report titled Africa’s forests under threat: Investigation of the investments of the Bolloré Group and its Belgian partner Hubert Fabri,1 which shed light on the threats that the Société...

Africa's Forests Under Threat

Publication | March 6, 2016 at 16:32

From chocolate spread to toothpaste, shampoo to Melba toast, palm oil can be found in countless everyday products.

Forest reform in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Leaving people out

Publication | July 30, 2010 at 11:10

On the 26th of January, 2010 twenty-seven villagers from the province of Bandundu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo staged a sit-in protest against the operations of the Société de Développement Forestier or Sodefor – a subsidiary of...

Greenpeace Calls for a Moratorium on FSC in the Congo

Publication | March 29, 2011 at 14:59

Greenpeace is calling for a complete moratorium on new FSC certifications in the Congo basin rainforest. This publication explains why a moratorium is a necessity.

Herakles Farms/SGSOC: The chaotic history of destructive palm oil project in Cameroon

Publication | September 6, 2016 at 10:09

Since 2010, Herakles Farms / SGSOC palm oil plantation in Cameroon's South-West region, multiplied misdeed towards the people living around the concession area. Greenpeace releases a report that builds on the work of several Cameroonian and...

How the DRC government has secretly breached it's own logging moratorium

Publication | July 12, 2016 at 11:03

In a snub to international donors, the DRC government has violated a moratorium on the allocation of new industrial logging concessions in place since 2002. Now the Minister of Environmental, Conservation of Nature and Sustainable Development...

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