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Rimbunan Hijau Group: Thirty Years of Forest Plunder

Publication | 31 May, 2006 at 1:00

Rimbunan Hijau is responsible for many large scale destructive logging operations in countries across the Paradise Forests. It is amongst the leading timber giants in Malaysia, whilst in Papua New Guinea it has close to a monopoly on all logging...

Kayu Lapis Indonesia: the untouchable God of Indonesian ancient forest destruction

Publication | 11 April, 2006 at 12:01

This crime file focusses on logging companies such as Kayu Lapis Indonesia, which operate with total disregard of Indonesia’s logging laws. Companies like this are destroying Indonesia’s ancient forests at an alarming rate.

A Common Vision For Transforming The European Paper Industry

Publication | 14 February, 2006 at 16:26

Paper has played an important role in civilisation, and the history of paper-making is one in which the industry has continuously evolved to meet challenges and achieve entrepreneurial development and technological change. The twenty-first...

FAQ European Paper Vision

Publication | 14 February, 2006 at 16:24

Frequently asked questions about the European Environmental Paper network's vision for transforming the European Paper Industry.

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.

Amazon under seige

Publication | 5 January, 2004 at 1:00

The Amazon Basin covers five percent of the land surface of the planet, extending over some 7.8 million km2. It has 25,000 km of navigable rivers and contains around 20% of the Earth’s fresh water. Its forests represent one of the most important...

Forest Views: a newsletter for customers and investors of Canadian logging companies,...

Publication | 1 December, 2001 at 1:00

In this Issue: New BC Liberals and the Great Bear Rainforest, The Ancient Forest Summit, Forest Stewardship Council Eco-Certification and Canadian Book Publishers.

Forest Crime File: Finland – logging its last ancient forests

Publication | 2 September, 2002 at 2:00

The logging industry in what remains of northern Europe’s ancient forests is one which is characterised by destruction – both of its forests and of its people’s livelihoods. In Finland the majority of the country’s remaining old-growth forests...

Carving Up The Congo - Part 2

Publication | 11 April, 2007 at 2:00

Part 2

Forest reform in the DRC: how the World Bank is failing to learn the lessons from...

Publication | 15 February, 2007 at 1:00

The World Bank is presenting its DRC forest sector reform as a means of promoting sustainable forest management, increasing state revenue and - above all - helping to alleviate poverty. A new forest code was adopted in 2002 and related...

Amazon Cattle Footprint, Mato Grosso: State of Destruction

Publication | 29 January, 2009 at 10:08

These Greenpeace maps show that cattle ranching is the primary driver of deforestation in the Amazon state of Mato Grosso.

Environmentalists campaign leads to Vicaima group announcing new responsible timber...

Press release | 3 June, 2005 at 2:00

One of Portugal's largest timber buyers, Vicaima, targeted by environmentalists earlier this year for trading in timber from illegal and destructive logging, has today announced a new environmentally and socially responsible timber purchasing...

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 challenges Finland's paper giant to defend Sámi reindeer forests. Xerox...

Press release | 22 March, 2005 at 1:00

Today, Greenpeace and Sámi campaigners will challenge Finland's largest paper company to defend the reindeer forests of Arctic Lapland and Sámi reindeer herders whose livelihood depends on them. A new report, along with a shareholder resolution,...

Statement regarding CIB - FSC certification

Publication | 29 May, 2006 at 13:33

A big step forward but unresolved sawmill and governance issues threaten credibility of FSC certificate.

DLH & tt Timber Group merger

Publication | 27 January, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace position paper on the merger of DLH and tt Timber Group.

Malaysian Timber Certification Council Sustainable Certification Imposters

Publication | 5 February, 2004 at 1:00

The oldest inhabitants of Malaysia are its indigenous peoples. They account for about 5 percent of the total population, and represent a majority in Sarawak and Sabah. The indigenous peoples of Sabah, Sarawak and Orang Asli of Peninsular Malaysia...

What if YOU had the Earth's RICHES but no money to spend?

Publication | 1 October, 2000 at 2:00

Marovo people are guardians of a natural treasure – one of the world´s largest tropical lagoons, enclosing forest clad, rainfall soaked mountains. They value traditions, trust, sharing and working together. The land, rivers and sea provide fresh...

Wijma: logging illegally in Cameroon's rainforest

Publication | 27 August, 2002 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. But in practice, Wijma not only buys from some of the most notorious logging companies in...

Carving Up The Congo - Part 3

Publication | 11 April, 2007 at 2:00

Part 3

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