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A Greenpeace activist helps survey a protected

Image | 25 September, 2001 at 3:00

A Greenpeace activist helps survey a protected forest area in the Amazon.

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.

A Rimbunan Hijau truck picking up logs from

Image | 1 January, 2002 at 1:00

A Rimbunan Hijau truck picking up logs from the Baram valley area. The Penan are one of the few remaining nomadic peoples of the rain forest. Their homeland in the Malaysian state of Sarawak is undergoing one of the highest rates of logging on earth.

Anything Goes? Report on PEFC-Certified Finnish Forestry

Publication | 29 January, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace Nordic and the Finnish Nature League studied PEFC-certified forestry in Finland in the autumn of 2000 and the beginning of year 2001. The report Anything goes? published in January 2001 examines the ecological reliability of the PEFC...

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

Publication | 1 April, 2002 at 2:00

In this Issue: Will the Great Bear Rainforest agreement survive the new BC Government? Preserving an Historic Truce, Report Card, Amazon Mahogany, Markets Outreach and Can Governments Keep Promises?

Policies of Destruction: Analysis on the implementation of the Convention on...

Publication | 1 April, 2002 at 2:00

Protection measures have been strongly limited by economic demands and, in state forests, by profit targets that inhibit planning of reserve networks based on ecological grounds. Logging of high conservation value forests is allowed to continue...

Shipment blocked in Dutch port

Feature story | 14 April, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace's newest ship, Esperanza, and flagship, Rainbow Warrior, joined forces today off the coast of the Netherlands to block the harbour and stop ancient forest timber from entering the port of Flushing.

Greenpeace activists boarding the MV Balaban

Image | 14 April, 2002 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists boarding the MV Balaban 1, a ship delivering illegally logged Amazon wood.

Greenpeace exposes Greek link to ancient forest destruction in Liberia

Press release | 15 April, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists from Greece, Germany and Switzerland exposed yet another example of ancient forest crime by boarding the vessel "MV Zini" in the port of Kalamaki, Corinth and protesting against the unloading of logs from Liberia's last...

Greenpeace activists board the vessel 'MV

Image | 15 April, 2002 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists board the vessel 'MV Zini' in Greece to protest unloading of Liberian ancient forest timber.

Mahogany shipment blocked

Feature story | 17 April, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists today temporarily blockaded and closed the warehouses of Red Madeiras Tropicais (Red Rainforest Timber) in the Paraná state of Brazil.

Greenpeace seizes stolen PNG logs

Press release | 12 May, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace action against Malaysian logging

Image | 13 May, 2002 at 3:00

Greenpeace action against Malaysian logging company Concord Pacific in Papua New Guinea over illegal logging.

PNG action against illegal logging

Feature story | 14 May, 2002 at 2:00

A Greenpeace action to stop the export of illegally and destructively logged timber from Papua New Guinea to China continued into its third day today.

Prime Minister supports Greenpeace in PNG

Press release | 15 May, 2002 at 2:00

Vůdce nomádů Along Sega a jeho vnuk zkoumají

Image | 1 June, 2002 at 2:00

Vůdce nomádů Along Sega a jeho vnuk zkoumají pařez nedaleko své vesnice v oblasti Sungai Nyakit uprostřed Sarawackého deštného pralesa, Malajsie.

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.

Russia Makes Historic Step Towards Ancient Forest Preservation

Press release | 22 August, 2002 at 2:00

Activists Declare Corporate Crime Scene

Press release | 27 August, 2002 at 2:00

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...

Forest Crime File: Corporate Crimes

Publication | 28 August, 2002 at 2:00

Forest Crime File explores the need for an international instrument on corporate accountability and liability. States are ultimately responsible for public welfare, and they must not abdicate this responsibility to the private sector.

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...

River blockade to protest Amazon destruction

Press release | 19 September, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace today joined close to 600 traditional Amazon rainforest communities in blocking the Jaraucu River to protest against forest destruction and demand the creation of an Extractive Reserve (1). Protesters unfurled a 17-meter banner, which...

Traditional forest dwellers blocked the

Image | 19 September, 2002 at 3:00

Traditional forest dwellers blocked the Jaracu river to protest against forest destruction.

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

Publication | 1 October, 2002 at 2:00

In this Issue: Forestry in BC: Business as Usual, Forest Practices Code, Who´s Good, Between the Covers? Wind Generation and Benchmarks.

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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