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Buy forest-friendly - Forest Stewardship Council

Page | December 1, 2006 at 1:45

Greenpeace believes that individual and corporate consumers have the right and responsibility to buy wood and wood-based products which do not contribute to environmental and social degradation. Replacements already exist for virtually every form...

ARCHIVED Reduce, reuse, recycle

Page | December 1, 2006 at 2:57

Help take the pressure off the world's ancient forests by shopping responsibly.

forest-friendly office

Page | December 1, 2006 at 3:19

To help protect the world's ancient forests you can set up an ancient forest-friendly paper program in your office.

Roadmap to Recovery: The World's Last Intact Forest Landscapes

Publication | December 12, 2006 at 4:07

We have created new maps of the world's forests, based on the most up-to-date, high resolution satellite imagery and a consistent set of criteria. World governments can use these maps to identify which forest areas are most in need of protection...

ARCH Life in Paradise

Page | December 19, 2006 at 1:04

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

ARCH Protecting the Paradise Forests

Page | December 20, 2006 at 23:00

The magnificent Paradise Forests of Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Indonesia are among the few remaining ancient forest areas left on earth. So much is at stake here but the forest is under siege from illegal and destructive industrial...

Corporations in the forest

Page | December 20, 2006 at 23:01

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 among companies and government officials.

Boundary marking

Page | January 9, 2007 at 3:22

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.

Consumer power

Page | January 9, 2007 at 3:23

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.

Amazon

Page | January 9, 2007 at 3:25

The largest remaining tropical forest in the world, the Amazon rainforest is as large as Western Europe or the whole of the US. It actually covers 5 percent of the world's land and extends over some 6.5 million square kilometres.

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.

Cargill's controversial soya port closed in the Amazon

Feature story | March 29, 2007 at 1:19

In the heart of the Amazon rainforest a huge soya port owned by the giant US company Cargill has just been closed down by the Brazilian Environmental Agency (IBAMA). The orders to close the port came after a seven-year legal battle by the...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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:

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.

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