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Forests

Hub | 2011-07-09 at 12:05

Forests Press Releases

Trading in Chaos: the impact at home and abroad of illegal logging in DRC

Publication | 2015-05-29 at 13:58

The forests of the Congo Basin comprise the second-largest rainforest area in the world and play a key role in regulating the earth’s climate, as well as providing a home and livelihood to millions of people and rare and endangered wildlife. The...

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...

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...

Over-development Strips Hainan Island of Critical Protective Forests

Press release | 2010-09-17 at 6:00

Excessive tourism and real estate development is severely damaging Hainan’s coastal forests, which serve as a vital natural defense against typhoons and tsunamis. Greenpeace strongly urges the Hainan provincial government to immediately halt all...

Greenpeace refutes APP

Press release | 2005-01-17 at 7:00

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...

Protecting China’s Forests

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 17:06

China’s domestic forests have been severely decimated, and at the same time, China’s development threatens the world’s remaining ancient forests.

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