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Cut it out: How illegal logging in DRC threatens livelihoods, forests and trade

Feature story | March 4, 2013 at 12:43

Our latest report from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reveals how the country’s logging sector is in a state of “organised chaos”, with the DRC government’s so-called “battle against illegal logging” currently failing the Congolese people and...

Lifting DRC’s Moratorium on Logging Expansion Unacceptable

Press release | February 22, 2011 at 12:53

Greenpeace today expressed its serious concerns regarding the announcement made by the Democratic Republic of Congo Environment, Nature Conservation and Tourism Minister José Endundo to legalise 15 additional logging titles in the Congo...

Bypassing the moratorium on the allocation of new industrial logging concessions in...

Publication | June 5, 2012 at 9:10

Greenpeace urges the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government to cancel the artisanal permits that are being used for industrial logging operations, an illegal practice that clearly circumvents the moratorium on new industrial logging...

Why logging will not save the climate

Publication | June 25, 2010 at 8:00

How the order of three letters can make the difference between saving a forest - or not. Greenpeace briefing on the impact on the climate - and the forests - of so-called "Sustainable Forests Management" (SFM).

Stop Forest Crime in DRC

Publication | June 25, 2010 at 14:41

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

The Future of Forest Resources in the Oshwe Territory, Bandundu Province

Feature story | June 1, 2010 at 8:20

Kinshasa, 10 May 2010 – On 26-28 April 2010, Greenpeace held a Forum in Oshwe (Bandundu Province) on “The Future of Forest in the Oshwe Territory, Bandundu Province”, bringing together key civil society groups and forest communities.

Logging Sector Briefing for the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Publication | June 25, 2010 at 12:31

In 2002, under pressure from the World Bank, the DRC government had introduced a new Forest Law and issued a moratorium suspending the allocation of new logging titles. However, as the World Bank pointed out as early as 2003, the moratorium and...

Conning the Congo

Publication | January 14, 2010 at 15:33

This new investigative report exposes another hidden aspect of export-driven resource extraction in the DRC and the neighbouring Republic of the Congo. Internal company documents obtained by Greenpeace International show how the German owned,...

A joint statement from Global Witness, Greenpeace, FERN,

Press release | April 6, 2010 at 10:14

Readiness Preparation Proposal for the Democratic Republic of Congo. A joint statement from Global Witness, Greenpeace, FERN, Rainforest Foundation Norway and Rainforest Foundation UK

Carving up the Congo

Publication | January 15, 2010 at 14:52

Climate change caused by atmospheric buildup of greenhouse gases is the greatest threat the world faces today. Global emissions from tropical deforestation alone contribute up to 25 percent of total annual human-induced CO2 emissions to the...

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