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Boundary Marking

Page | February 28, 2006 at 22:53

The land rights of indigenous communities in Papua New Guinea were never questioned until logging companies took an interest in the value of the forest. The constitution itself recognises that 97 percent of the land belongs to indigenous communities.

Corporations in the Forest

Page | February 28, 2006 at 22:52

Illegal and destructive logging is rife throughout the Paradise Forests. One of the greatest challenges is the need to improve law enforcement, including the elimination of corruption and bribery amongst companies and government officials.

People of Paradise

Page | February 28, 2006 at 22:50

Millions of people live under the canopies of the Paradise Forests. These communities enjoy a relationship with the forests that we cannot even imagine. The cultural diversity of these communities is astonishing.

Slideshows

Page | February 28, 2006 at 22:24

Eco-forestry

Page | February 28, 2006 at 22:20

Eco-forestry is an alternative to industrial logging. Using minimal impact harvesting methods, landowners fell small number of carefully selected trees, process and transport the timber without damaging the surrounding forest.

Consumers

Page | February 28, 2006 at 22:20

Is your wood illegal? Your bookshelves, your floor, photocopy paper and even the cheap plywood at your local construction site could have come from the Paradise Forests.

Press

Hub | March 31, 2005 at 20:19

Protest against New Zealand buyer of illegal timber

Image | February 3, 2004 at 0:00

Protest against New Zealand buyer of illegal timber. Two trees were arrested.

Illegal timber importer Lumberbank

Image | February 2, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists outside illegal timber importer Lumberbank

The Untouchables - Rimbunan Hijau's world of forest crime & political patronage

Publication | January 30, 2004 at 0:00

Rimbunan Hijau (RH) dominates the logging industry in Papua New Guinea and has interests in Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Malaysia, Vanuatu, Indonesia, New Zealand and Russia, making it one of the world's largest forest destroyers. Many of these...

Illegal logging in Wawoi Guavi

Publication | January 21, 2004 at 0:00

In an unpublished report commissioned by Greenpeace, scientist Dr David Melick has studied the environmental impacts of logging by Rimbunan Hijau in its Wawoi Guavi timber concession in Western Province, Papua New Guinea

Caught Between Two Worlds

Publication | January 1, 2003 at 0:00

Describes the problems large-scale industrial enterprises like logging and plantations cause for families and communities in the Solomon Islands. The report reinforces the imporatance of village based development in the rebuilding of the nation.

Partners in Crime

Publication | March 1, 2002 at 0:00

"Partners in Crime" profiles the scandalous Kiunga-Aiambak Road Project as one example of what is going wrong in Papua New Guinea’s forests.

Damage caused by Hurricane Andrew

Image | August 1, 1992 at 1:00

Damage caused by Hurricane Andrew, USA.

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