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The sun sets early in to the smoke haze above

Image | 5 August, 2003 at 3:00

The sun sets early in to the smoke haze above a scorched forest. Portugal has declared a national disaster after the worst forest fires in more than two decades killed nine people, torched thousands of hectares of forest and destroyed homes.

Flames consume huge areas of forest in Montalvao

Image | 5 August, 2003 at 3:00

Flames consume huge areas of forest in Montalvao, Portugal. Portugal declared a national disaster after the worst forest fires in more than two decades killed nine people, torched thousands of hectares of forest and destroyed homes in 2003.

Welcome to a warmer world

Feature story | 6 August, 2003 at 2:00

Last year parts of Europe were experiencing the worst flooding for hundreds of years. Now Europe is sweltering in a continent-wide heat wave and fatal forest fires. This extreme weather is set to become more common as climate change gathers pace.

Flames consume huge areas of forest in Vale

Image | 7 August, 2003 at 3:00

Flames consume huge areas of forest in Vale Alto, Portugal. Portugal has declared a national disaster after the worst forest fires in more than two decades killed nine people, torched thousands of hectares of forest and destroyed homes.

Flames consume huge areas of forest in Vale

Image | 7 August, 2003 at 3:00

Flames consume huge areas of forest in Vale Alto, Portugal. Portugal has declared a national disaster after the worst forest fires in more than two decades killed nine people, torched thousands of hectares of forest and destroyed homes.

Flames consume huge areas of forest in Vale

Image | 7 August, 2003 at 3:00

Flames consume huge areas of forest in Vale Alto, Portugal. Portugal has declared a national disaster after the worst forest fires in more than two decades killed nine people, torched thousands of hectares of forest and destroyed homes.

Greenpeace welcomes Swedish oil giant's decision not to use palm oil

Press release | 1 November, 2007 at 11:44

Greenpeace welcomes the decision by Swedish petrol giant OKQ8 to abandon plans to use palm oil in their new biodiesel Eco20. The announcement comes after prolonged campaigning by Greenpeace and other environmental groups against palm oil...

Indonesian rainforest burns while government silent in climate talks

Press release | 15 June, 2009 at 13:41

Greenpeace today slammed Indonesia's President Yudhoyono for his failure to stop deforestation and deliberately lit forest fires that are releasing millions of tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere and destroying critical habitats of endangered...

Firefighting in action

Blog entry by Jess | 27 August, 2009 4 comments

© Greenpeace/FB Anggoro An update from Richi about fighting the forest fires that raged through Indonesia recently My name is Richi, and I work for Greenpeace in Indonesia doing action logistics and volunteer coordination.

Burning Forest in Russia GP025JA

Image | 12 August, 2010 at 18:57

12 August 2010 - Russia. Smoke in the forest after the fire in Mesherskiy national park, nearly 200 km from Moscow. Greenpeace Russia has deployed a team of 6 staff and 14 volunteers tracking fires in the field. The team is currently monitoring...

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