International Day of Forests

Today, 21st March, is the International Day of Forests. For Greenpeace, every day is a day to celebrate forests. We campaign to protect forests because of the vast range of amazing biodiversity they support, because they capture and contain climate changing greenhouse gases, because they are home to millions of people and because without healthy thriving forests, planet Earth cannot sustain life.

Natural peatland forest in Sungai Sembilang Nature Conservation Park in South Sumatra.


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A First Nation community tells logging companies: “Our land is not for sale”

Video | September 21, 2015 at 16:11

The Cree Nation of Waswanipi is fighting to protect its ancestral land from logging. The Broadback Valley, located close to James Bay in northern Quebec, Canada is at heart of these lands and is one of the last intact forests in the region.

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