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How to use Good Wood Guide

Page | December 16, 2008 at 23:27

Not sure how to get the most out of your Good Wood Guide search? Follow these step-by-step instructions.

About Good Wood

Page | December 16, 2008 at 23:32

Good wood is timber and wood products which come from ethical and ecologically sustainable sources.

Suppliers: Get into the Good Wood Guide

Page | December 16, 2008 at 23:43

Greenpeace has produced the Good Wood Guide as a response to public queries about where to buy good wood and what timber species to avoid. Illegal and destructively harvested wood is cheap and is undercutting the good wood market. However,...

Certification

Page | December 16, 2008 at 23:51

Credible certification gives a guarantee that a forest or plantation is 'well-managed' and meeting recognised international environmental and social standards.

Ecoforestry

Page | December 16, 2008 at 23:53

Ecotimber is harvested from community based ecoforestry operations. Ecoforestry allows local communities to earn money by harvesting timber and other products from the forest in a way that ensures the long-term integrity of the forest's...

FAQs

Page | December 17, 2008 at 0:02

Greenpeace Good Wood Guide launched

Press release | December 17, 2008 at 2:00

Greenpeace today launched its online Good Wood Guide together with an updated ranking of outdoor furniture retailers. The guides are aimed at helping New Zealanders ensure they are not destroying rainforests or our climate when they buy their...

NZ Good Wood Guide launched for XMAS

Blog entry by Nick | December 17, 2008

Orang-utans are an endangered forest species. We must protect the forest to save them. Following the release of our online shop , and to further help you in your quest for ECO gifts, today we launched the Greenpeace NZ Good...

Hackers help destroy the Amazon rainforest

Feature story | December 18, 2008 at 1:50

High-tech smuggling operations may not be what you'd normally associate with the ongoing clearance of the Amazon rainforest, but logging companies intent on plundering it for timber have been using hackers to break into the Brazilian government's...

Unilever

Page | January 15, 2009 at 0:33

As the biggest single buyer of palm oil in the world, Unilever has a special responsibility to help clean up the industry that's behind so much forest destruction. Thanks to the staggering public support for our international Dove campaign in...

Putting soya impacts on the map

Blog entry by Nick | January 27, 2009

Monitoring the effects of deforestation on the Amazon is a difficult undertaking. The Amazon is huge and it's extremely difficult to keep tabs on what's happening in the remote fringes of the rainforest. News of illegal logging and the...

cattle-ranching-drives-deforestation

Feature story | February 1, 2009 at 19:45

At the World Social Forum in Belém in the heart of the Amazon we’ve released evidence confirming cattle ranching to be the biggest driver of Amazon deforestation. Greenpeace Brazil has produced a series of maps which show in greater detail than...

Australian bushfires

Blog entry by Kathy | February 10, 2009

The worst bushfires in Australia's history have wreaked havoc and destroyed entire towns. As the Australian bushfire crisis enters its fourth day, the fires continue to rage and the death toll continues to climb. Survivors are...

Greenpeace photographer Daniel Beltra wins another award

Blog entry by Phil | March 24, 2009

"We’re all in this together – I don’t believe there’s a left or right, or here or there… The human species is the only animal that we know that destroys – with conscience – their environment and we need to change that." - Daniel Beltra...

The long, hard slog to protect Canada's Great Bear Rainforest

Blog entry by Nick | April 6, 2009

A victory we won in 2006 has come to fruition this month. Tamara Stark, now the communications director at our office in the UK was one of the Greenpeace forest campaigners who won protection for Canada's Great Bear rainforest. She...

What we do

Hub | April 9, 2009 at 2:32

This issues we campaign on.

What you can do

Page | April 27, 2009 at 4:36

What can you do to help save the world’s ancient forests? Short story – don’t buy wood products from our ancient forests… and don’t let anyone you know buy it either (unless it's FSC timber). And here’s some more seriously good stuff you can do...

It's the ecology, stupid!

Feature story | April 27, 2009 at 23:07

As senior diplomats and politicians from 17 countries headed towards the US State Department building in Washington DC, this morning, they couldn’t have missed a couple of Greenpeace climbers dangling below a huge banner bearing a picture of our...

Celebrating 10 Years in the Amazon

Video | May 11, 2009 at 11:01

Greenpeace is celebrating ten years of victories for the Amazon Rainforest.

Celebrating 10 years of saving the Amazon Rainforest

Feature story | May 11, 2009 at 22:55

Ten years ago, we set up an office in Manaus, a city inaccessible except by boat or plane, in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest, and began exposing illegal logging. Just three years later our campaign heralded the end of the illegal mahogany...

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