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Against the Law: The G8 and the illegal timber trade

Publication | 3 January, 2000 at 1:00

Illegal and destructive logging is threatening the future of the world´s last remaining ancient forests. Since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, a host of international agreements have aimed to protect these ancient forests. Most recently, the G8...

Chains of destruction leading from the world's remaining ancient forests to the...

Publication | 1 April, 2002 at 2:00

Throughout its period of high economic growth, Japan has been the largest consumer of timber in the international market. The impact of Japanese demand on the world's ancient forests has been enormous. As the evidence in this report shows, even...

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.

Imazon supports increased control over international trade of mahogany: the species’...

Publication | 15 October, 2002 at 2:00

Mahogany has long been subjected to predatory logging throughout tropical America - including Brazil – that is, harvest rates of natural populations exceed natural replacement rates through growth and regeneration. Appendix II listing would...

Deni demarcation: 2001 - demarcation year

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 2:00

After 16 years of waiting the Deni decided to demarcate their own lands with the support of Greenpeace, CIMI and OPAN. Within a month the government offically recognised the Deni's right to their land and agreed to complete the demarcation.

Deni demarcation: Deni culture and history

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 2:00

As an indigenous group living in a remote area of the Amazon rainforest, their history and their culture is defined by the forest around them as they live in equalibrium with nature. But they have also had they share of contact with the outside...

Deni demarcation: WTK and the Deni

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace first made contact with the Deni in 1999 while investigating a land claim by Malaysian logging giant WTK. The land WTK had bought from an illegal landowner overlaped with a large area of Deni territory. This is when teh Deni decided it...

Deni demarcation: letter from the Deni to Funai

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 2:00

Letter from the Deni to the Brazilian government agency Funai which is in charge of all indigenous demarcations telling them the want the demaration of their lands to be completed.

Deni demarcation: the right to the land

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 2:00

This briefing explores the Brazilian law that gives all indigenous people the right to their traditional territories.

Deni demarcation: facts and figures

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 2:00

This briefings contains facts and figures about the Deni, an indigenous group living in a remote area of the Brazilian Amazon who have finally had their lands demarcated after a 16 year wait.

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