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Global trade in illegal logging

Press release | 28 March, 2006 at 2:00

China is central to the laundering of illegal timber from some of the world's most endangered forests, according to a new investigative report by Greenpeace. The trade is driven by domestic and international demand in the USA, Europe, Japan and...

Roadmap to recovery

Press release | 21 March, 2006 at 1:00

The most accurate maps ever produced covering some of the Earth's most precious ecological treasures where launched today by Greenpeace at the Convention on Biological Diversity, in Brazil. The maps reveal that less than 10% of the world's land...

World Heritage sites threatened by Bush's ignorance on Climate Change

Press release | 17 March, 2006 at 1:00

"Ignore the Bush Administration's apparent reckless intent to ravage the planet," says Greenpeace today as experts attend an urgently convened meeting on World Heritage and climate change. Greenpeace called on the experts to ignore a challenge...

Dramatic action by Greenpeace focuses world’s attention on protecting life on Earth

Press release | 16 March, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists hung a huge banner on the hand of the famous statue of Christ, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, today which read ‘The future of the planet is in your hands’ to demand that governments act to protect life on Earth and ensure a safer...

East Asian meeting on illega timber ban

Press release | 6 March, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace today called on participant countries to the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) to put words into action and take steps to seriously address the problem of illegal logging in the region.

Rainforest saved

Press release | 7 February, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace applauded today's news that a third of Canada's unique Great Bear Rainforest is to be saved from the chainsaws. Following a decade of campaigning by Greenpeace, other leading environmental groups (1) and indigenous First Nations, the...

17 Governments Join Greenpeace call for end to Southern Ocean Whaling

Press release | 17 January, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace welcomed today, on its global day of action to save the whales, a call submitted by 17 Governments to the Government of Japan to "cease its lethal scientific research on whales and assure the return of the vessels" from the Southern...

Greenpeace blocks export of forest crimes

Press release | 7 November, 2005 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists (1) blocked a ‘Finnlines’ freight ship in the Finnish port of Kemi today to prevent it loading and exporting pulp and paper linked to the destruction of one of Europe's last ancient forests.

Criminal rainforest timber trade

Press release | 19 October, 2005 at 2:00

A criminal trail of illegally logged timber from the world's last rainforests, which is 'laundered' in China before arriving in Europe, the USA and other consumer countries, has been uncovered by a major Greenpeace investigation. (1)

UN World Food Day - Asians Call for Ban on GE Rice

Press release | 14 October, 2005 at 2:00

A coalition of 17 organisations from across Asia today issued a World Food Day statement calling for a global ban on the introduction of genetically engineered (GE) rice.

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