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Mitsubishi Corporation to cease buying Tasmanian ancient forest

Press release | 18 May, 2004 at 2:00

Japanese multinational Mitsubishi Corporation, an importer of Tasmanian woodchip who trade with Gunns Ltd(1), have replied to a letter from Greenpeace Japan and the Wilderness Society stating they will cease buying woodchips from Tasmania's...

Greenpeace activists deliver a section of

Image | 18 May, 2004 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists deliver a section of illegal Amazonian mahogany to the Consulate of the United States of America in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Greenpeace acquitted

Press release | 19 May, 2004 at 2:00

This afternoon the Bush Administration's case against Greenpeace USA was thrown out of court. Judge Adalberto Jordan acquitted the environmental group after accepting Greenpeace's claim that the US government provided insufficient evidence to the...

Greenpeace launches 'jaguars' to stop forest destruction

Press release | 26 July, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists, dressed as jaguars on motorbikes, immobilised bulldozers to prevent them destroying precious forests in a remote region of north west Argentina today. The forests are being cut down to grow Monsanto's genetically engineered...

Greenpeace 'jaguars' stop bulldozers destroying forest

Press release | 29 July, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists, dressed as jaguars, used motorbikes to track down five more bulldozers that were destroying precious forests in a remote region of Argentina. (1) The forest is being destroyed to grow genetically engineered soya that is...

Activists and local residents stop logging

Image | 3 August, 2004 at 3:00

Activists and local residents stop logging in an area of the Alaskan rainforest. In the background is the pristine forest that is threatened with logging since the Bush administration overturned forest protection laws.

Paper industries must stop ancient forest destruction

Press release | 2 September, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace Japan today held a peaceful demonstration in front of the headquarters of Oji Paper Co. and Nippon Paper Industries Co. with a life-size photo-banner of a Tasmanian tree-stump (1). Written across the photo was the slogan: "Stop Ancient...

Greenpeace Japan holds a peaceful demonstration

Image | 2 September, 2004 at 3:00

Greenpeace Japan holds a peaceful demonstration in front of the headquarters of Oji Paper Co. and Nippon Paper Industries Co. with a life-size photo-banner of a Tasmanian tree-stump.

World's largest forest destroyer takes on environmentalists

Press release | 15 September, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace, one of the world's leading environmental organisations, has received a letter from the lawyers of one of the world's largest and richest retailers in forest destruction, Rimbunan Hijau (RH). The Malaysian multinational logging firm...

Greenpeace demands Malaysian government to stop criminal Ramin trade

Press release | 6 October, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists today chained themselves to the gates of the Malaysian embassy demanding that country's government to take a firm public stance against the laundering and global trade of Ramin timber at the international meeting of...

Fate of Orangutan and Sumatran Tiger has glimmer of hope

Press release | 8 October, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace welcomes the decision of the world's governments to take stricter measures to control the widespread criminal trade in ramin timber from the endangered habitat of the Orang-utan and the SumatranTiger. Given the high volume of illegal...

Certifying Extinction? An Assessment of the Revised Standards of the Finnish Forest...

Publication | 11 October, 2004 at 2:00

With this report, the undersigned Finnish environmental organisations want to emphasise the urgent need for better forest management and better protection for the remaining old-growth and high-conservation-value forests in Finland.

FLEGT - Final Legislative Study

Publication | 1 November, 2004 at 1:00

Three Civil Society Organizations, FERN, Greenpeace and WWF (further: the Initiators) commissioned the present study on the feasibility and best options for EUlegislation to outlaw the import in the EU of illegally sourced forest products. The...

Major win for the Amazon and local communities

Press release | 9 November, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace today enthusiastically welcomed the signing of two official decrees by Brazilian President, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, creating extractive reserves (RESEX) in the Brazilian Amazon.

Swiss Attorney General investigates charges against timber giant Danzer Group

Press release | 24 November, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace today presented a second report on the Swiss-German Danzer Group exposing additional evidence of their unscrupulous business activities. The Group are suspected of forging official documents and carrying out business dealings with an...

Amazon deforestation much worse than announced by Government

Press release | 2 December, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace today claimed that Amazon deforestation levels for the period August 2003-August 2004 are much higher than the indicative figures released by the Brazilian Government and may be a new record. According to the Government, deforestation...

Forest Stewardship Council wins award for leading role in forest management

Press release | 15 December, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace congratulated the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for winning the prestigious 'Alcan Prize for Sustainability' today (1). The FSC was awarded one million USD for the contribution it has made towards improving forest management around...

Reindeers in Saami area.

Image | 1 January, 2005 at 1:00

Reindeers in Saami area.

International environmental groups unite against Australian corporate assault on free...

Press release | 23 February, 2005 at 1:00

Friends of the Earth International, Greenpeace International, the Rainforest Action Network and the Sierra Club unreservedly condemn the decision by the Australian woodchip company, Gunns, to sue environmentalists and politicians in Australia who...

Forest Rescue Station set up in Finnish Lapland

Press release | 2 March, 2005 at 1:00

Greenpeace today announced that it would be stepping up its campaign to protect remaining ancient forests in Finland by establishing a Forest Rescue Station in the last Sámi reindeer forests of Arctic Lapland. This follows the Finnish...

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