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Free trade fails forests

Press release | 2005-12-09 at 14:00

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.

Victory for public environmental action as APP withdraws lawsuit

Press release | 2005-02-22 at 7:00

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...

Endangered Sumatran tiger dies in trap on APP concession in Indonesia

Feature Story | 2011-07-25 at 15:20

Recently word came to our Greenpeace office in Indonesia that a Sumatran tiger was stuck in an animal trap in an area being logged by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). It was trapped for six days in total without food or water. After a week of suffering...

Hainan's rainforests, rare gibbons disappearing fast

Press release | 2011-11-22 at 16:28

Beijing – According to a Greenpeace study released today, Hainan province's rainforests in central mountain region have been disappearing at a rate of about 200,000 square meters every day for the past ten years because of illegal logging and...

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.

Greenpeace stops ship loading rainforest timber

Feature Story | 2008-09-03 at 6:00

(UPDATED!) Greenpeace has stopped a ship loading piles of logged timber from the Paradise Forests.

Victory as fast food giant pledges to help protect the Amazon

Feature Story | 2006-07-26 at 10:54

In an historic deal that has impacts far beyond the golden arches and into the global agricultural market, McDonald's is now the leading company in the campaign to halt deforestation for the expansion of soya farming in the Amazon.

Chinese band singer heading towards Paradise Forests

Feature Story | 2006-05-10 at 6:00

The lead singer of a well-known Chinese music band "Catcher in the Rye", Mr. Xiao Wei, will join us as a volunteer to save the Paradise Forests. He will set off his mission to save the Earth's last remaining ancient forests tomorrow. Read below...

Exposed: Company destroying Papuan forests

Feature Story | 2006-04-13 at 10:23

Activists on board the Rainbow Warrior have intercepted a shipment of suspected illegal timber from the Paradise Forests whilst on forest crime patrol in Indonesia.

Long wait for "immediate" action

Feature Story | 2006-03-14 at 8:54

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...

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