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Forests

Hub | December 11, 2009 at 14:20

Globally, an area of forest the size of a football pitch is destroyed every two seconds contributing to around 20 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.

Stop Forest Crime in DRC

Publication | June 25, 2010 at 14:41

Impunity still prevails in logging operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

What we do

Hub | November 12, 2008 at 13:07

About Us

Hub | November 12, 2008 at 15:08

Greenpeace, the international environmental watchdog and lobby group, has been showcasing Africa’s plight to an often unseeing world since the 1990s. Some of its campaigns have included the fight to stop the uncontrolled logging that is...

The Journey of Africa's Illegal Wood

Feature story | July 2, 2013 at 11:19

This week an illegal shipment of endangered wood from the Democratic Republic of Congo was uncovered in the European Union. This infographic outlines the journey of illegal wood from Africa's rainforests to markets in the EU.

Illegal Wood from the DRC Uncovered in the EU

Feature story | July 2, 2013 at 10:56

An illegal shipment of endangered wood from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been found at a processing factory in the European Union, run by the controversial Swiss timber group Danzer.

Solar-powered radio launched in Oshwe, DRC

Feature story | July 11, 2012 at 11:15

Today Greenpeace launched Africa's first solar-powered radio station in Oshwe, in the DRC. Hundreds of community members and leaders came out to witness the event. Authorities applauded efforts to increase this remote community’s access to basic...

Intact Forest Landscapes: Why it is crucial to protect them from industrial exploitation

Feature story | November 25, 2011 at 11:03

Following the release of a new report compiling the latest science about large intact forests landscapes (IFLs), their critical importance for people, biodiversity and climate, and the consequences of fragmenting them (in particular via logging...

Forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo: Where's the Reform?

Feature story | July 30, 2009 at 7:19

In an open letter delivered to the DRC's Minister of Environment, Nature Conservation and Tourism last Sunday, Greenpeace denounces the serious lack of transparency in implementation of forestry sector reform and requests urgent clarifications...

Deforestation and Violence in Congo's Rainforests

Feature story | August 1, 2011 at 10:36

Rene Ngongo, Greenpeace International Senior Campaigner, speaks about his experiences of violence and intimidation in the forests of the Congo.

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