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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...

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 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...

How Sinar Mas is Pulping the Planet

Publication | 2010-07-06 at 6:00

Sumatra’s peat swamp forests not only provide habitat for endangered species such as the Sumatran tiger, they are also of critical importance in mitigating climate change. The clearing and draining of peatlands is the key reason why Indonesia...

Forest report: in the green or in the red?

Publication | 2009-02-12 at 7:00

This report aims to study the adequacy of environmental disclosures with regards to the current listing requirements in Hong Kong. It briefly reviews the forestry sector, related environmental issues and the main industries derived from forestry.

Merbau Report

Publication | 2007-04-17 at 6:00

Merbau Report

Sharing the blame

Publication | 2006-03-28 at 9:05

Global Consumption and China’s Role in Ancient Forest Destruction

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