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Roadmap to recovery

Press release | 2006-03-22 at 10:00

The most accurate maps ever produced covering some of the Earth's most precious ecological treasures where launched today by Greenpeace at the Convention on Biological Diversity, in Brazil. The maps reveal that less than 10% of the world's land...

Protecting Paradise

Press release | 2006-02-28 at 12:18

Greenpeace today launched a major initiative to help protect Asia Pacific's last remaining ancient rainforests - the so-called 'Paradise Forests' (1) - by unveiling its Global Forest Rescue Station in a remote part of Papua New Guinea.

Face-saving declaration by the WTO fails to address the real impacts of free trade

Press release | 2005-12-18 at 10:00

In an outright rejection of the Ministerial Declaration issued at the culmination of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Sixth Ministerial, Greenpeace has termed the meeting a failure for environment and development. While the declaration allows...

Greenpeace calls for a new start at WTO negotiations in Hong Kong

Press release | 2005-12-13 at 10:22

As delegates from around the world gather for the WTO Ministerial starting today, Greenpeace warned that free trade must not be prioritised over the interests of people and the environment. Greenpeace argues that the Hong Kong Ministerial can be...

Free trade fails forests

Press release | 2005-12-09 at 17:00

Four days before trade ministers meet at the 6th Ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Hong Kong, Greenpeace released a new report highlighting the threat that the WTO poses to the world’s last remaining ancient forests.

APP vows not to break Chinese laws

Press release | 2005-08-12 at 17:57

Global paper and pulp giant Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) vows to abide by Chinese regulation after being criticized by Greenpeace and the Chinese government for its illegal logging practices in China. Greenpeace welcomes APP’s commitment, but...

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

Press release | 2005-05-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace today published "The Investigative Report into Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) in South China's Hainan Province (1)," and condemned the company for logging natural forests. Greenpeace has identified a raw material shortfall for the newly...

Victory for public environmental action as APP withdraws lawsuit

Press release | 2005-02-22 at 10:00

Giant multinational logging company, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), today withdrew its reputation infringement lawsuit against the Zhejiang Hotels Association, one day ahead of the hearing. The hotel association had been refusing to buy APP paper...

Greenpeace refutes APP

Press release | 2005-01-17 at 10:00

Greenpeace today refuted the Sinar Mas Group-Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) 's recent claims that deny its illegal logging in Yunnan. Noting that "APP has not provided any convincing evidence to prove its innocence," Greenpeace appealed that APP "stops...

Greenpeace Exposes New Evidence of APP's Illegal Logging in Yunnan

Press release | 2004-12-16 at 10:00

Greenpeace China today presented new evidence exposing Asia Pulp & Paper's (APP) illegal logging and large-scale forest destruction in China's Yunnan Province.

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