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Brazilian government acts to stop mahogany illegalities

Press release | 6 June, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace today welcomed Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's announcement of the first environmental measure of his government. The Brazilian leader has highlighted the urgent need for protection of two the world's most treasured...

German timber importer trades in destructive timber from Africa

Press release | 11 June, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists today once again drew attention to the trade in timber from the destruction of the world's last remaining ancient forest. This time, the environmental group protested against the German firm, Fritz Offermann Sawmill and...

Rainbow Warrior boarded by Spanish Civil Guard

Press release | 13 June, 2003 at 2:00

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior was boarded this afternoon by approximately 50 agents of the Spanish Civil Guard riot police in the port of Valencia. The Rainbow Warrior has been sent to anchor and the captain and two activists who...

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...

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior boarded

Image | 13 June, 2003 at 3:00

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior boarded by approximately 50 agents of the Spanish Civil Guard riot police in the port of Valencia.

Endangered Forests, Endangered Freedom

Press release | 26 June, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace today called for the release of the organisation's flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, being detained by authorities in Valencia, Spain since 13 June after a non-violent, peaceful protest against the importation of illegal and destructive...

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...

Greenpeace activists enter the Veneta Legnami

Image | 30 June, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists enter the Veneta Legnami sawmill in the city of Carbonera, Northern Italy.

Rock star, politicians, activists rally for RW

Feature story | 3 July, 2003 at 2:00

Rock star Chrissie Hynde (of The Pretenders fame) hoisted a fifteen metre banner over the stage and invited the audience in Valencia to meet her at the Rainbow Warrior. Representatives of the local socialist party joined her on board, presenting...

Illegal mahogany rejected by the USA is aprehended on return to brazil

Press release | 4 July, 2003 at 2:00

Ibama apprehended a container with more than 45 thousand square meters of illegal mahogany veneer last Friday at the Port of Paranagua (State of Parana;, south of Brazil), enough to pave an area of 6,5 football fields with this valuable species.

Spanish Government reduces bond for Greenpeace flagship

Press release | 4 July, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace received word this afternoon, that the Government of Spain through its Ministry of Public Works and Transport has resolved to lower the bond that was placed on the organisation's flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, from €300,000 to €6,000.

Bond reduced, Rainbow Warrior free

Feature story | 4 July, 2003 at 2:00

Supporters in 14 cities around the world protested in front of Spanish embassies. Over 30,000 cyberactivists sent emails to the Spanish government asking for the ship's release. Even rock stars and politicians offered their help. The result: ...

Papua New Guinea

Image | 1 August, 2003 at 2:00

Papua New Guinea - Hokowe Pamowe, headman of the Batamoa clan of the Kosuo tribe (cassowary tribe) surveys a recently constructed logging road and bridge over the Aworra River. The river is important to the local people for fishing and there is...

Lulu John and Aeabi Sakas in the rainforest

Image | 1 August, 2003 at 3:00

Lulu John and Aeabi Sakas in the rainforest. They and their clan face an uncertain future as logging threatens to destroy their land. Elie, Middle Fly Distrct, Western Province, PNG

Landowner Sakas Aonomo

Image | 1 August, 2003 at 3:00

Landowner Sakas Aonomo, his wife Tusue Sakas and daughter, Warume Sakas, walking through Log Camp 56, Wawai Guavi Block 3, Middle Fly, Western Province, PNG.

The Deni celebrate victory in fight for land rights

Press release | 6 August, 2003 at 2:00

The Brazilian indigenous peoples, the Deni, today celebrated the completion of the demarcation of their land with traditional songs and dance after more than 18 years of campaigning. The ceremony, organized by the Deni's patarahu (chiefs), took...

Finland resumes destruction of its old-growth forests

Press release | 25 August, 2003 at 2:00

 Metsähallitus, the Finnish state-owned enterprise Forest Park Service (FPS) has announced it will call off the moratorium on logging in that last of Finland's old growth forests agreed upon in July this year. The FPS is planning to log at least...

New report reveals Canada's Boreal Forest under siege

Press release | 19 September, 2003 at 2:00

A new report and map released today by Greenpeace, ForestEthics and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) slams Canada's federal and provincial governments for their failure to protect the Canadian Boreal forest, one of the world's largest...

Boreal forests flushed away

Feature story | 19 September, 2003 at 2:00

Crowning the Earth and stretching across Russia and Canada, is a wide expanse of forest that comprises the largest ecosystem in the world - the Boreal forest. This northern treasure is a unique mixture of conifers and deciduous trees interspersed...

State of Conflict

Publication | 3 November, 2003 at 1:00

The report 'State of Conflict' focuses on the Brazilian Amazon state of Pará, where industrial activities are surging ahead leaving the law behind. It concentrates on the two most aggressive industrial frontiers in Pará State: the regions of...

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