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.
Impunity still prevails in logging operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Greenpeace’s forest campaign is committed to protecting the world's remaining forests and plant life. Through it, we promote solutions which work to ensure that timber comes from environmentally and socially-responsible forest managements.
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...
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...
Welcome to the Greenpeace Africa Supporter Newsletter for September 2010: the Forest Issue! In this edition, we look at the highlights of the Forest Campaign; one of Greenpeace Africa’s three campaigns.
Oscar-winning French actress, Marion Cotillard, has long been a supporter of the environment - and of Greenpeace. Last month, she travelled with us to the heart of the Congo rainforests to bear witness to the plundering of this ancient forest.
Deforestation is very bad news for the environment and for the climate. It is bad news for biodiversity and releases greenhouses gases into the atmosphere – we know that. But the science is increasingly certain that deforestation is...
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