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Food aid policy of donors in Southern Africa

Publication | 7 October, 2002 at 2:00

Table showing the policy of various food aid donors to Southern Africa.

Africa’s Forests - Vital for our Climate

Publication | 14 March, 2008 at 13:12

Forests are vital in regulating the climate - locally, regionally and globally. Africa's intact rainforests act as a regulator of rainfall for the region. Moreover they act as a brake on further acceleration of climate change by serving as a vast...

Greenpeace protests sawmill processing African rainforest destruction

Press release | 30 June, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists today entered the "Veneta Legnami" sawmill in the city of Carbonera, Northern Italy. The environmentalists are protesting the processing of large amounts of timber the rainforests of the Congo Basin in Central Africa by that...

Poor countries neglected in financial bail-outs

Feature story | 17 October, 2008 at 2:00

The urgency shown by rich countries to tackle the financial meltdown stands in stark contrast to their foot-dragging and broken promises over aid and poverty alleviation, human rights and climate change.

Stop the Horror: Ban Illegal Timber

Feature story | 7 February, 2007 at 1:00

If you buy or sell pirate DVDs you would be breaking the law. You could face a fine or even get jail time. But when companies in Europe buy or sell illegal timber from the last of the world's ancient forests they won't even have the timber...

Logging fuels African conflict

Feature story | 31 March, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists in Italy exposed the import of logs from Liberia in the port of Ravenna which are helping to fuel a civil war in West Africa. New evidence reveals that the president and chief shareholder of the timber company has helped...

Unlikely hero released from jail

Feature story | 12 August, 2002 at 2:00

Joseph Melloh has spent the last three months in a Congolese jail, not for his former career as a professional poacher, but for campaigning against the bushmeat trade and investigating the operations of one logging company in the Congo.

Greenpeace intercepts timber from Cameroon's Rainforest

Press release | 13 June, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists today intercepted the, MV Honour, a transport vessel carrying timber coming from the rainforests in Cameroon. Activists from onboard the Rainbow Warrior, the Greenpeace flagship, prevented the ship from entering the Valencia...

Cameroon timber trade: High risk, low reward

Blog entry by Hilde Stroot | 23 January, 2015 2 comments

The fight against illegal logging in Cameroon has been a long one – several decades long in fact. Therefore the conclusion from the influential think tank Chatham House that this process has all but stalled must have been hard to...

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