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Protected Areas Financing Summary

Publication | 11 April, 2006 at 16:29

4 page summary of a report commissioned by Greenpeace in Dec 2005. We cannot afford more Biodiverisity loss: the urgency of protected area financing

Argentina and the United Soya Republic

Publication | 26 July, 2004 at 2:00

Soya expansion is the latest threat to native forests and jungles in South America, sustained by the increased demand for soya based animal feed from both the European Union and China. Forests are being converted for soya production in Argentina,...

Through The Trees The Truth Behind Logging In Canada

Publication | 18 September, 2003 at 2:00

Canada's Boreal forest is home to timber wolves, the endangered woodland caribou, wolverines, and 60 per cent of Canada's songbirds. Large-scale industrial development from oil and gas exploration, hydro-power expansion, mining and logging poses...

Holding the line with FSC - Volume II

Publication | 3 November, 2008 at 12:02

Over the past 12 years, FSC has created the leading model for credible certification of responsible forest stewardship worldwide. It is founded on the collaboration and shared commitment amongst its diverse environmental, social and economic...

The Great Chaco and Yungas Rainforests

Publication | 26 July, 2004 at 2:00

The Yungas Rainforest and the Great Chaco American forest are two neighbouring ecosystems. They are rich in biodiversity and wildlife, such as rare jaguars. However, they are being destroyed at one of the fastest rates in the world.

Holding the line with FSC

Publication | 3 November, 2008 at 1:00

Over the past 12 years, FSC has created the leading model for credible certification of responsible forest stewardship worldwide. It is founded on the collaboration and shared commitment amongst its diverse environmental, social and economic...

Protected Areas Financing

Publication | 11 April, 2006 at 16:20

We cannot afford more Biodiversity Loss: the urgency of protected area financing. A report Commissioned by Greenpeace International Dec 2005

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.

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 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...

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