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Illegal export of mahogany continues

Feature story | 28 October, 2002 at 1:00

One year ago we uncovered a stash of illegal mahogany in the Brazilian Amazon worth over US$7 million. The seizure of these logs and continued investigations by the government led to a ban on the logging, transport and export of mahogany. But...

Historic Victory for Mahogany and Ancient Forests

Press release | 13 November, 2002 at 1:00

Victory for the Amazon, its people and a big leaf tree

Feature story | 14 November, 2002 at 1:00

Ten years of work to protect Amazon mahogany has paid off. This high-priced hard wood was driving the destruction of the Amazon rainforest, corruption and even murder. But a decision to regulate international trade of mahogany will give the...

A Greenpeace activist (Tom McCabe) protests

Image | 4 December, 2002 at 2:00

A Greenpeace activist (Tom McCabe) protests against the APL Jade to highlight its cargo of illegal Brazilian mahogany outside the city of Miami.

Finnish government takes the chainsaw to the last of their forests

Feature story | 20 January, 2003 at 1:00

Some 30 countries throughout eastern and western Europe have no intact ancient forest left. Finland retains only about five percent of the old-growth boreal forests that once covered most of the country, but now even that is under threat, and by...

Role of the African timber trade in the creation of conflict and poverty

Publication | 4 February, 2003 at 1:00

A call for action to stop the role of the timber trade in fuelling war economies. Tropical timber is a high value product which is easily exploitable and readily marketable. With relatively low investments, logging can quickly generate big...

Cyberactivists save Finnish forest

Feature story | 5 February, 2003 at 1:00

In just one week, 3000 people sent letters to Finnish companies buying timber and pulp from Finland's last old-growth forests. One of the areas that was scheduled to be logged any day is home to once numerous species that are now endangered or on...

Activists paint Liberian logs with "Logs

Image | 31 March, 2003 at 3:00

Activists paint Liberian logs with "Logs of War" and "Forest Crime" in the Italian port of Ravenna.

A year of Contradictions: Great Bear Rainforest Agreement Report Card 2003

Publication | 7 April, 2003 at 2:00

the second annual Great Bear Rainforest Report Card gives the BC government dismal grades on most aspects of its commitment to uphold the precedent-setting April 2001 agreement. The groups had little choice but to award dismal grades on...

It's report card time and members of the

Image | 9 April, 2003 at 3:00

It's report card time and members of the British Columbia government will not be taking this one home to the family. Environmental groups have given the Liberal government dismal grades on most aspects of its commitment to uphold the Great Bear...

Chainsaw criminal CIBEC

Publication | 22 April, 2003 at 2:00

In 2001 and 2002, the Cameroon logging company CIBEC, controlled by Dutch businessman Jacco Ravenhorst, carried out a large scale illegal logging operation in the rainforest of south-west Cameroon. CIBEC´s logging operations caused economic...

Chainsaw criminal Reef

Publication | 22 April, 2003 at 2:00

The Dutch logger and timber trader Reef has an excellent environmental reputation. But Reef´s own logging activities are not always as environmentally and socially responsible as Reef wants its customers to believe.

Chainsaw criminal Wijma

Publication | 22 April, 2003 at 2:00

In its company literature, the Dutch logger and timber trader Wijma has made many claims about the environmental and social acceptability of its timber. However, Wijma not only buys from some of the most notorious logging companies in Africa, but...

Illegal logging in Cameroon

Feature story | 22 April, 2003 at 2:00

Imagine looking up and seeing a thick canopy every shade of green, rays of sunlight streaming through leaves as birds twitter and chirp. The humidity is so thick it hangs like a fog over the damp plants on the ground. Something moves in the...

Caught on the spot in Cameroon’s rainfores

Image | 22 April, 2003 at 3:00

Caught on the spot in Cameroon’s rainfores an abandoned Wijma (GWZ) log illegally cut lies outside Wijma’s valid cutting permit. The log has been fraudulently marked using the code of Wijma’s valid cutting permit VC 09-04-59.

Reef logs on their way to the sawmill.

Image | 22 April, 2003 at 3:00

Reef logs on their way to the sawmill.

Greenpeace activists paint the slogan Forest

Image | 25 April, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists paint the slogan Forest Crime in Europe in protest against the ongoing destruction of European ancient forests in Finland and to call on European Ministers to make the right decisions to further ancient forest protection in...

Liberian timber trade fuels regional insecurity

Publication | 1 May, 2003 at 2:00

Logging is a lucrative business in poverty-stricken Liberia and has long been one of the prime sources of government revenue. Following a United Nations ban on all diamond exports from Liberia in March 2001, logging has become the single largest...

Trees fight back for ancient forests as Greenpeace

Image | 1 May, 2003 at 3:00

Trees fight back for ancient forests as Greenpeace activists dressed as Ents march on the BC legislature.

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