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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.

Saving Paradise

Feature story | March 3, 2006 at 0:00

In the remote Paradise Forests of Papua New Guinea, illegal and destructive logging continues to threaten both the local communities and the fragile ecosystem. So we have launched a major initiative to help indigenous communities establish their...

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.

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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