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Down to Zero: How you are helping us to end deforestation in Indonesia

Blog entry by Nick Young | June 25, 2013

It has been ten years since you, and many around the world, have joined us on our journey to end deforestation in Indonesia. To mark this occasion, we are launching 'Down to Zero'. This is the extraordinary...

When will companies learn that suing campaigners won't silence us?

Blog entry by Richard - Greenpeace UK | June 26, 2013

Resolute Forest Products, one of the most destructive logging companies in Canada, is suing my colleagues for $7 million . It thinks this will make them shut up about its destruction of Canada's Boreal Forest. It won't work - and I...

FAQs

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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.

Purchasing guide

Page | January 11, 2007 at 3:42

Before you go shopping and buy wood products, use the guide below to check you are buying forest friendly wood.

Europe

Page | December 1, 2006 at 1:43

The last ancient forests of Europe combine Europe's few remaining tracts of ancient forest in Scandinavia with the adjoining forest of European Russia, from the western flanks of the Ural Mountains. These forests represent Europe's last remaining...

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...

Can deforestation affect global weather patterns?

Blog entry by Dr Janet Cotter | December 18, 2013

Forests, like other ecosystems, provide ‘ecosystem services’. These are services people need (such as pollination and flood control) and use, but often don’t realise we depend on. They provide us with essential services like the ...

The Value of Ancient Forests

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | January 8, 2014

I live in a forest, and know that I am fortunate. I watch flicker and siskin in the cedars. I hear thrush and vireo in the veiled vastness. Cutthroat trout inhabit the lake, wolves howl on winter nights, and raccoons venture out with...

The importance of being a big tree

Blog entry by Dr Janet Cotter | January 17, 2014

We know that forests are biodiversity-rich, and we know they provide us with essential ecosystem services, such as regulating water flows and influencing  weather patterns . One ecosystem service often discussed these days is the role...

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