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Conning the Congo

Feature story | July 29, 2008 at 17:00

Just as the need to save the world’s forests for climate protection is becoming widely recognised, we have discovered that major logging companies - operating in the Congo basin - are increasingly destroying one of the most ecologically important...

Scientists Ring Alarm Bell on the Boreal Forest: “The World’s Last Great Forest”

Blog entry by Catharine Grant, Forest Campaigner | July 23, 2013

The International Boreal Conservation Science Panel, which is made up of leading environmental experts, released a report today which calls for at least 50% “strict protection” of Canada’s sensitive Boreal Forest. The scientists point...

Public supports a timeout on logging in Quebec’s intact Boreal Forest

Press release | September 6, 2007 at 17:00

A new Leger Marketing poll commissioned by Greenpeace reveals that 86 per cent of Quebecers support the suspension of logging in the last remaining intact areas of Boreal Forest in the province.

Turning Up the Heat : Global Warming and the Degradation of Canada's Boreal Forest

Publication | April 9, 2008 at 17:00

A new report released by Greenpeace on the 10th of April 2008 finds that logging in Canada’s Boreal Forest is making global warming worse by releasing greenhouse gases and reducing carbon storage. It also finds that logging makes the forest more...

More than one million Ontarians call for an end to unwanted logging in Grassy Narrows

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt, Forest Campaigner | August 22, 2013

More than one million Ontarians call for an end to unwanted logging in Grassy Narrows Premier Wynne does not respond to request for dialogue with civil society groups Toronto - Organizations representing more than one...

Greenpeace endorses First Nations in Ontario Assertion of Sovereignty

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt, Forest Campaigner | August 14, 2014 1 comment

A few weeks ago, the community of Asubpeeschoseewagong First Nation (Grassy Narrows First Nation) marched through the streets of Toronto alongside their many allies and community groups. Greenpeace was proud to march in solidarity with...

Axing the Broadback? Strong opposition to the logging industry at the COMEX public...

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville | January 21, 2016

The Broadback Valley Endangered Forest is under threat from logging companies that wish to divide the southern region of this magnificent, pristine forest into three parts -- with the construction of two major access roads through this...

Resolute's green marketing won't cut it

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | May 16, 2013 1 comment

At Resolute Forest Products’ Resolute Forest Products’ annual general meeting of stockholders in Thunder Bay today, CEO Richard Garneau pointed to a lot of pictures of trees. Then he pointed to some colorful green pictures. Then more...

Millions of hectares of Amazon rainforest threatened by the great chainsaw massacre

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | May 25, 2011

Yesterday, Brazilian politicians took a decisive step towards opening the door to massive new Amazon deforestation, by voting in favor of radical changes to the Brazilian Forest Code - the primary legal instrument for protecting the...

Clayoquot Sound not saved

Press release | July 31, 2006 at 17:00

Greenpeace Canada, 1 Aug 06 - Environmental Groups From Around the World Stunned By Plans to Open Remaining Pristine Valleys to Logging

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