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China’s Remaining Forests

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 16:51

China’s hunger for development has put its forests under incredible stress. Tragically, development has robbed the country of almost all of its great primeval forests, through which elephants once roamed as far as Beijing.

China’s Remaining Forests

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 16:51

China’s hunger for development has put its forests under incredible stress. Tragically, development has robbed the country of almost all of its great primeval forests, through which elephants once roamed as far as Beijing.

The Paradise Forests

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 16:44

The Paradise Forests are one of the world’s last remaining ancient forests, spanning New Guinea, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and their nearby archipelagoes. They are home to a rich diversity of animals and birds, many of which are found nowhere...

Illegal Logging

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 16:43

China is now the world’s largest importer of tropical woods, consuming over half of the global supply. Much of this wood comes from the Paradise Forests of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea – where between 76 to 90% of the logging is illegal – as...

Palm Oil

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 16:04

Palm oil may sound like an exotic industrial product, but in fact it is extraordinarily close to our lives. Palm oil is used as vegetable oil in instant noodles, shortening, biscuits, chocolate, ice cream and all kinds of processed foods. It can...

Paper Pulp

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 15:48

Indonesia’s rainforests – home to 10 to 15% of the world’s wildlife such as orangutans, clouded leopards and Sumatran tigers – are being converted to paper plantations for the sake of our glossy magazines, toilet paper and tissues, printer paper,...

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.

Forests

Multimedia hub | 2011-06-09 at 18:23

Forests Videos

The Rainbow Warrior campaigning for forests

Image | 2011-01-21 at 10:42

The Rainbow Warrior campaigning for forests

2011

Hub | 2011-01-01 at 15:17

2011 Forests Feature Stories

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