Forests Feature Stories

The latest updates

 

Global snapshot

Feature Story | 2006-03-22 at 10:00

What we've lost, what we have left and what we will loose if we don't act now. That is the message that the latest global maps of the planet's last intact forests and most vulnerable ocean areas tells us.

Remote PNG landowners welcome sawmill

Feature Story | 2006-03-15 at 10:00

The people of the remote Lake Murray area in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have celebrated the arrival of their first 'walkabout' or portable sawmill. The sawmill is a significant step forward in their quest to say no to destructive and illegal...

Long wait for "immediate" action

Feature Story | 2006-03-14 at 11:54

More than four years ago, East Asian governments promised to take “immediate” steps to stop illegal logging. Yet the Paradise Forests are no better off than they were on September 13, 2001 when delegates to the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement...

Saving Paradise

Feature Story | 2006-03-02 at 12:12

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...

Samba in the Forest: two steps backward, one step forward

Feature Story | 2006-02-16 at 19:52

An area twice the size of Belgium has been given greater protection in the Amazon after a Presidential decree. This is around the same area of the Amazon that was lost to deforestation over the past three years.

Great Bear Rainforest: Saved

Feature Story | 2006-02-08 at 13:03

Take ten years of difficult, dangerous, and at times, heartbreaking work. Add thousands of activists from around the world -- some who sent emails, some who stood on the blockades, some who voted against destruction with their wallets. Some who...

WTO: The real face of free trade

Feature Story | 2005-12-09 at 10:00

A child sits in a mountain of electronic waste, covered in toxic chemicals, pulling apart components to retrieve tiny bits of metal; this is the face of free trade your government does not want you to see. As trade ministers from around the world...

Illegal logging continues in China and Asia Pulp and Paper is held responsible

Feature Story | 2005-05-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace today published “The Investigative Report into Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) in South China’s Hainan Province ,” and condemned the company for logging natural forests. Greenpeace has identified a raw material shortfall for the newly...

Act Now! Protect Yunnan's Forest

Feature Story | 2005-03-28 at 8:00

Environment-conscious university students staged a 'Day of Action' in 6 cities across China to pressurise wood and paper multinational, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), to halt their destructive logging practices in Yunnan Province. The students are...

APP Illegal Logging in Yunnan

Feature Story | 2005-01-21 at 10:00

Today, the forestry industry in Indonesia is out of control in regards to corruption and illegality. Up to 90% of all industrial wood extraction is illegal.

21 - 30 of 32 results.

Categories
Tags