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Greenpeace stops ship loading rainforest timber

Feature Story | 2008-09-03 at 8:00

(UPDATED!) Greenpeace has stopped a ship loading piles of logged timber from the Paradise Forests.

Greenpeace ship begins Forests for Climate tour

Feature Story | 2008-08-29 at 8:00

Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, has landed in Papua New Guinea, on the first stage of its Forests for Climate tour with a colourful welcome by locals.

Victory - Indonesian peat forest wins temporary protection

Feature Story | 2008-08-21 at 8:00

Good news for Indonesia's forests and the climate! The province of Riau has announced an interim ban on forest clearing. Riau, one of the areas currently worst affected by rapid deforestation, will keep the ban until a national law is agreed.

Paper Tigers - APP's polluting China arm seeks IPO

Feature Story | 2008-08-14 at 8:00

(Updated 7 October) Greenpeace East Asia and local green groups are lobbying the Chinese government to reject Gold East Paper's application for a domestic listing because of its shocking environmental record.

Book Lovers for Forests

Feature Story | 2008-07-16 at 8:00

During the upcoming Hong Kong Book Fair between July 23 and 29, Greenpeace will hold the first "Green Day" to promote the use of Ancient Forest Friendly (AFF) papers in the book publishing sector, in order to protect our forests. Please donate us...

Victory as fast food giant pledges to help protect the Amazon

Feature Story | 2006-07-26 at 12:54

In an historic deal that has impacts far beyond the golden arches and into the global agricultural market, McDonald's is now the leading company in the campaign to halt deforestation for the expansion of soya farming in the Amazon.

The best of the blogs from the Paradise Forests

Feature Story | 2006-06-06 at 12:54

The Paradise Forests weblog features contributions from international volunteers at the Global Forest Rescue Station in Lake Murray, a remote area in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. Our campaigners and activists on board our flagship...

Chinese band singer heading towards Paradise Forests

Feature Story | 2006-05-10 at 8:00

The lead singer of a well-known Chinese music band "Catcher in the Rye", Mr. Xiao Wei, will join us as a volunteer to save the Paradise Forests. He will set off his mission to save the Earth's last remaining ancient forests tomorrow. Read below...

Exposed: Company destroying Papuan forests

Feature Story | 2006-04-13 at 12:23

Activists on board the Rainbow Warrior have intercepted a shipment of suspected illegal timber from the Paradise Forests whilst on forest crime patrol in Indonesia.

The Numbers Game

Feature Story | 2006-03-30 at 12:20

Imagine a football pitch as you've seen it many times. It's a bit less than one hectare in area. Now imagine that same football pitch packed end-to-end with a pile of wood around twice the height of Mt. Everest. That's the amount of forest that...

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