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Occupying an anchor chain, thinking of freshly baked muffins

Blog entry by nyoung | May 16, 2012

What do you need most on an anchor chain in the middle of the Atlantic, when you’ve been there for over 24 hours, and it’s pouring with rain? Muffins. Freshly baked by our chef, Walter, and put into waterproof tins ready for...

Elissama’s quiet voice tells the world about a new Amazon scandal

Blog entry by James Turner | May 15, 2012

Right now a 20 year old Brazilian named Elissama de Oliveira Menezes is attached to the anchor chain of a massive cargo ship here in Sao Luis, at the mouth of the Amazon. She’s a small girl anyway, but next to the 175 meter ‘Clipper...

Illegal logging, contract cancellations fuel investor flight from APP

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt, Forest Campaigner,Greenpeace Canada | May 7, 2012

The notorious company Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), linked to illegal logging and the clearance of Sumatran tiger habitat, today suffered another massive blow with Canadian investment giant Mackenzie Investments announcing that it has...

Asia Pulp and Paper: bad for the environment and bad for the investment community

Blog entry by Calvin Quek, Greenpeace East Asia | April 15, 2012

Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), the pulp and paper giant behind the illegal timber scandal we exposed last month has lost one of its largest international investors. In March we released evidence from a year-long investigation showing...

Illegal Logging exposed in the Amazon

Blog entry by Jess Miller | April 3, 2012

After months of investigations, activists have exposed an illegal logging operation underway in public lands in the Amazon. The illegal timber was discovered inside the Rural Settlement Corta Corda, 140km from the city of Santarem,...

Forest Animals Are Hard to Replace

Blog entry by nyoung | April 1, 2012

Forests are home to over two thirds of land animals and plants. Many animals, like the great apes, even depend on them for survival. But ancient forests, from the Congo to Indonesia , are under attack! That’s why we’re thrilled...

Save The Amazon: New Rainbow Warrior expedition begins

Blog entry by EoinD | March 25, 2012

The world is edging closer to an ecological calamity in the Amazon. Threats to the rainforest include logging, cattle ranching, soya plantations and of course climate change. That's why the Rainbow Warrior is there now, and why...

Brazilians demand President Dilma protects the Amazon

Blog entry by Jess Miller | March 12, 2012

The forest code is in danger, and with its future lies the fate of the Brazilian Amazon. This week, after another delay to the vote on the new law,  thousands of Brazilians demonstrated in Brasilia , demanding Dilma  veto the new law...

APP customers start to take action as we deliver evidence to police in Indonesia

Blog entry by Zul Fahmi, Greenpeace South East Asia | March 2, 2012

It's been a momentous 24 hours since we released the results of our investigation into Asia Pulp and Paper's illegal timber scandal.  While we in Greenpeace are best known for our direct actions, it's our investigation work that...

Brazilian forest code: the battle continues

Blog entry by Tatiana Carvalho | February 7, 2012

At the end of 2011 , before government officials closed up shop for the holidays, President Dilma demanded final approval on the new Forest Code in Brazil. This new proposal condemns the Brazilian forests and is a deal between ...

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