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Converted Tahorakuri Forest in Taupo

Image | April 4, 2008 at 1:00

Taupo, central North Island, New Zealand. Landcorp, a New Zealand Government owned company, currently converting Tahorakuri Forest into large-scale intensive dairy farms. Landcorp has embarked on a project to convert more than 25,000 hectares of...

Good Wood Guide

Page | March 6, 2008 at 3:30

Greenpeace and the Indonesia Human Rights Committee have produced a Guide to Forest Friendly Outdoor Furniture Retailers, which ranks leading outdoor furniture retailers in New Zealand on their policies and practice on eliminating the sale of...

A quick response to the forest friendly furniture guide

Blog entry by Nick | February 26, 2008

The Forest Friendly Furniture guide released last month has made a splash almost straight away - and that's before we've sent it out to the 40,000 Greenpeace members. The Warehouse scored well and lost no time on making sure that...

Is your outdoor furniture forest friendly?

Blog entry by Nick | February 7, 2008

Ever wonder where your beautiful BBQ table came from? Today Greenpeace NZ along with the Indonesia Human Rights Committee released a new ' Guide to Forest Friendly Outdoor Furniture Retailers '. It shows that the majority of outdoor...

The Forest Friendly Furniture Guide

Feature story | February 7, 2008 at 0:00

Ever wonder where your beautiful BBQ table came from? Greenpeace NZ along with the Indonesia Human Rights Committee has released a new ‘Guide to Forest Friendly Outdoor Furniture Retailers‘. It shows that the majority of outdoor timber furniture...

Guide to Forest Friendly Outdoor Furniture Retailers

Publication | February 6, 2008 at 0:00

UPDATED 2009! This guide ranks leading outdoor furniture retailers in New Zealand on their policies and practice on eliminating the sale of timber products that are from illegal and unsustainable sources.

Illegal logging

Page | January 31, 2008 at 3:50

The world's ancient forests are in crisis. A staggering 80 percent have already been destroyed or degraded and much of what remains is under threat from illegal and destructive logging.

Our work in Paradise

Page | November 13, 2007 at 22:48

Greenpeace has been working in the Paradise Forests for over a decade exposing illegal and destructive logging and working with local communities to reclaim their traditional lands and create sustainable solutions. Our work has seen us confront...

Indonesia Forest Defenders Camp

Page | November 1, 2007 at 2:44

Never has the threat to the world's forests been more acute nor the risk of dangerous climate change so imminent. With up to one-fifth of the world's greenhouse gas emissions being caused by forest destruction, these problems are intimately linked.

Indonesian forest destruction dammed

Feature story | October 30, 2007 at 19:58

Our volunteers and local forest communities have halted swamp forest destruction in Sumatra, Indonesia, by damming five canals. The damming stops the peatland from drying out and releasing huge amounts of carbon dioxide.

Solutions

Page | October 27, 2007 at 3:24

Amongst the destruction, there is a new hope in parts of the Paradise Forests. Greenpeace is working with communities to take back their land and to create a viable living from ecologically sustainable solutions.

Life in the forest

Page | October 27, 2007 at 3:24

Few places can match the biodiversity of the Paradise Forests for volume, variety and biological importance.

Working together - our partners in Paradise

Page | October 10, 2007 at 0:19

Greenpeace is working with several non-government organisations (NGOs) and local groups on the eco-forestry initiative in Lake Murray. These groups include:

Rainbow Warrior

Page | October 10, 2007 at 0:18

The Rainbow Warrior is sailing through the Paradise Forests, the fastest logged forest area on Earth, on a “Forest Crime Patrol” to stop destructive and illegal logging and offer community based solutions to industrial logging.

China Forest Rescue Station

Page | October 8, 2007 at 23:35

Every second tropical tree traded in the world is sent to China, where it is processed into cheap furniture, flooring and plywood for local use or for export to Europe, the USA, Australia, Japan and South Korea.Much of the wood comes from the...

Global Forest Rescue Station

Page | October 8, 2007 at 23:35

The Global Forest Rescue Station (GFRS) is the base camp for marking the boundaries of the Kuni, Begwa and Pari tribal lands around Lake Murray, Western Province, Papua New Guinea.

Greenpeace Briefing: Tropical Deforestation and the Kyoto Protocol, Sept 07

Publication | September 24, 2007 at 0:00

The destruction of the world’s forests is one of the main causes of climate change, second only to the energy sector. Tropical forests contain up to 40 percent of the world's terrestrial carbon and play a powerful role in mitigating the growing...

The end of kwila

Feature story | April 17, 2007 at 0:00

The demand for high end luxury flooring and furniture in China, the US, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and other markets is driving the tree species, merbau (known in Indonesia as kwila), to commercial extinction.

Our disappearing forests

Page | April 3, 2007 at 2:23

We are destroying the world’s precious ancient forests at an unprecedented rate. An area of natural forest the size of a soccer pitch is cut down every two seconds.

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