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Fight for PNG’s stolen forests

Slideshow | 26 July, 2012

Forest destruction in Sumatra

Image | 16 October, 2010 at 13:23

16 October 2010 - Indonesia. The destruction of natural rainforest to make way for plantations to produce pulp paper, in Rimba Hutan Mas logging concession, Sumatra. The plantations for paper are owned by Asia Pulp and paper (APP), the paper arm...

Activists with 'forbidden-cattle' signs in the Green Forever reserve

Image | 18 January, 2009 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists hang “forbidden-cattle signs” in the Green Forever reserve that has recently been illegally deforested area for cattle farming in Porto de Moz, Para, Brazil. The protest is against the lack of reserve protection created four...

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza'

Image | 3 September, 2008 at 3:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza', and assisted by local land owners, halt the loading of illegally logged trees onto the 'Harbour Gemini' ship from the rainforests of Papua New Guinea, in Paia inlet, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea.

Greenpeace activists protest outside the

Image | 15 February, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists protest outside the opening of the France Afrique Summit in Cannes, a conference of heads of state of France and Africa. The activists climbed a crane and hung a banner reading "Non-pillage des Forêts Africaines," which...

Police at a Greenpeace protest at the Admiralty

Image | 7 February, 2007 at 1:00

Police at a Greenpeace protest at the Admiralty Arch wing of the Cabinet Office in London. Greenpeace were protesting the use of illegally logged rainforest timber in the building's refurbishment.

A bonobo swings on a tree in a bonobo sanctuary

Image | 3 February, 2007 at 1:00

A bonobo swings on a tree in a bonobo sanctuary. Bonobos were the last of the great apes to be discovered and live exclusively in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They are considered to be man's closest relative and organise themselves in...

A log park in the Democratic Republic of

Image | 29 January, 2007 at 1:00

A log park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 21 million hectares of rainforest are currently allocated to the logging industry, an area nearly seven times the size of Belgium. Most of DRC's timber is exported to Europe, with France and Belgium...

Greenpeace team inspecting ancient trees

Image | 19 December, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace team inspecting ancient trees logged in Savukoski, Northern Finland.

Gorilla in an enclosure at Mefou National

Image | 26 November, 2006 at 2:00

Gorilla in an enclosure at Mefou National Park. The park is run by Cameroon Wildlife Aid Fund to conserve and protect primates that are under threat from poaching and deforestation.

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Image | 1 November, 2006 at 1:00

M-Real and Botnia mills in Kemi, Northern Finland, use wood from Finnish ancient forests.

Children sit on logs in the Democratic Republic

Image | 22 October, 2006 at 3:00

Children sit on logs in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. More than 21 million hectares of the nation's rainforest are now allocated to the logging industry.

A woman from a forest dependant community

Image | 20 October, 2006 at 2:00

A woman from a forest dependant community gathers firewood. Beyond environmental impacts, logging in this region exacerbates poverty and leads to social conflicts.

Workers in the 'Coordination Provinciale

Image | 1 October, 2006 at 3:00

Workers in the 'Coordination Provinciale pour la protection de l'environnement', an office which handles environmental affairs in the region. Officials have none of the necessary equipment to oversee the logging industry.

Clearcut forest in Russia

Image | 26 September, 2006 at 17:19

Clearcut forest in Russia. Much of the timber from clearcuts like these are destined for Finland.

Forest fires in Sumatra

Image | 25 August, 2006 at 3:00

Forest fires in Sumatra, Indonesia, have now become an annual phenomenon, thanks to the effects of unsustainable logging, and are the cause of a thick smog-like haze over the entire region which threatens the health of millions of people and adds...

A Greenpeace team has investigated and documented

Image | 24 August, 2006 at 3:00

A Greenpeace team has investigated and documented the forest fires in Sumatra, Indonesia, which have now become an annual phenomenon, thanks to the effects of unsustainable logging, and are the cause of a thick smog-like haze over the entire...

Timber trader Gus Kouwenhoven has been found

Image | 7 June, 2006 at 2:00

Timber trader Gus Kouwenhoven has been found guilty of arms smuggling in war-torn Liberia.

Greenpeace Forest Campaigner Sam Moko talks

Image | 31 May, 2006 at 13:02

Greenpeace Forest Campaigner Sam Moko talks to Rimbunan Hijau security guards while attempting to deliver Rimbunan Hijau with the Golden Chainsaw Award.

A Rimbunan Hijau security guard asks Greenpeace

Image | 31 May, 2006 at 13:00

A Rimbunan Hijau security guard asks Greenpeace activists to leave the Rimbunan Hijau office when they tried to present the company with the Golden Chainsaw award.

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