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Greenpeace – 3200 acres of forest illegally felled in Sichuan World Heritage Site

Press release | 2015-10-21 at 10:52

Beijing, October 21 2015 – A Greenpeace East Asia investigation has discovered that nearly 3200 acres of natural forest, equivalent to 1814 football (soccer) pitches, in the Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries have been illegally felled. Illegal...

Greenpeace: China could lead global fight against illegal logging in the Congo Basin

Press release | 2015-11-24 at 10:02

Beijing, November 24, 2015 – The transformation of the Congo Basin timber trade into one significantly influenced by twenty key Chinese trading companies offers a golden opportunity to contribute significantly to tackle illegal logging in the...

Opportunity Knocks

Publication | 2015-11-24 at 10:00

The second-largest tropical rain-forested area in the world after the Amazon, the Congo Basin Forest, is under increasing threat of deforestation and forest degradation. One of the key drivers is commercial logging. This vast area supports more...

Deforestation in UNESCO Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries

Publication | 2015-10-21 at 11:45

Since 2013 Greenpeace East Asia (GPEA) has employed remote sensing interpretation, spatial analysis and field surveys to assess and analyse concerns about the natural forest habitat of giant pandas in Ya’an city prefecture, part of the Sichuan...

The Problems

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 15:42

In East Asia, we have already lost much of our natural forestlands, while our demand for paper, agricultural products, timber, and meat is driving the destruction of the world’s last ancient forests in Indonesia, the Amazon, and the Congo.

China must do more to protect its UNESCO natural heritage sites - Greenpeace

Press release | 2016-07-27 at 10:54

Beijing, 27 July, 2016 - A Greenpeace East Asia investigation into China’s remaining Intact Forest Landscape (IFL) [1] has shown that key areas of IFL in northwest Yunnan Province are being damaged by mining activities. Moreover, three of the 24...

Illegal mining discovered in China's last remaining green peafowl habitat - Greenpeace

Press release | 2017-07-12 at 14:13

Beijing, 12 July 2017 - Satellite imagery analysis and fieldwork conducted by Greenpeace East Asia have uncovered illegal mining and road construction in the Konglong River Nature Reserve in China’s southwestern Yunnan Province. The protection...

Merbau Report

Publication | 2007-04-17 at 6:00

Merbau Report

Trading away our last ancient forests

Publication | 2005-12-05 at 7:00

The threats to forests from trade liberalization under the WTO. Vast tracts of ancient forest around the world stand on the brink of extinction. 10 million hectares are vanishing every year, or a soccer pitch every two seconds. This updated study...

Forest fight: 55 hours hanging from a crane to halt illegal logging

Feature Story | 2008-09-08 at 6:00

Armed police have escorted our activists off a ship loaded with illegally logged timber. They had been hanging from the loading crane for 55 hours to stop the shipment of rainforest logs.

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