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New findings: Millions of hectares of customary land stolen for logging

Feature story | July 30, 2012 at 11:01

A massive land grab has occurred in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the impact on communities across the country has been devastating. Greenpeace has produced a new report that details the extent of the damage.

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...

Greenpeace Calls for a Moratorium on FSC in the Congo

Publication | March 29, 2011 at 13:59

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.

'Mama Trees' Passes Away

Feature story | September 26, 2011 at 10:00

Greenpeace Africa is deeply saddened by news of Professor Wangari Muta Maathai's passing away. It is a sadness we are sharing with people right across the African continent.

Greenpeace opens an office in the DRC

Feature story | November 24, 2008 at 13:07

Greenpeace today marked the opening of its office in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by welcoming Congolese officials aboard its ship, the Arctic Sunrise, currently docked in Matadi, the country's principal port for timber exports.

Delight to Disappointment as Herakles Farms’ suspension order lifted

Blog entry by Irene Wabiwa | June 6, 2013

There was dancing in the streets of Mundemba and Fabe when the news came two weeks ago that the Cameroonian government had suspended Herakles Farms’ forest clearing operations. Communities in this region of South West Cameroon, who...

DRC Logging: 87% illegal says new study

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula | April 1, 2014

Almost all of the logging in the Democratic Republic of Congo is illegal, says   a new report by the UK-based think tank, Chatham House . Though the figure of 87% is a startling one, it is not surprising for those of us here at...

We're using GPS trackers to expose illegal logging in the amazon

Blog entry by Richard George | October 20, 2014

My colleagues - and friends - in Brazil spent two months placing GPS trackers on illegal loggers in the Amazon. It's dangerous - but it helps us expose their crimes to the world. Greenpeace activists in Brazil spent monitoring...

Video: Voices Of The Forest

Video | October 11, 2012 at 10:55

This song is a reminder of how our life is intimately linked to the forest. It is the earth's lung, which purifies the air we breathe, and the food, water and natural medicines we use. The diversity of life on the planet, and the future of our...

How to make forest destruction look like "development"

Blog entry by Frédéric Amiel | September 5, 2012

Bruce Wrobel is a man with his heart in the right place. You see, Bruce is in the agricultural business and he plans to solve the world’s complex food security issues by creating sustainable, community oriented projects. He is the CEO...

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