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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...

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...

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

Paradise Under Threat

Publication | 2006-03-02 at 9:05

Ancient forests are one of the planet’s vital natural resources. Thousands of years old, they are primary and old growth forests found in a variety of climates from temperate to tropical regions of the world. Some of the ancient forests under...

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...

Investigation on APP's Hainan Project

Publication | 2005-05-26 at 12:19

APP started its investment in Hainan Province in 1995. APP now has three subsidiaries in Hainan: the Jinhai Pulp & Paper Plant, the Jinhua Foresty Company and the Fu Meilin Company. In January 1997, APP started its joint venture Jinhua Forestry...

APP's Expansion in China

Publication | 2005-05-26 at 12:09

Illegal logging is rampant across the world and especially in Indonesia. Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), a subsidiary of the Indonesian Sinar Mas Group specializes in the pulp and paper industry, and is the biggest company of its kind in the world.

Does APP have any right to sue the Zhejiang Province Hotel Industry Association in...

Publication | 2005-01-12 at 7:00

Does APP have any right to sue the Zhejiang Province Hotel Industry Association in China for boycotting APP's products?

Greenpeace's Response to APP Headquarters in China

Publication | 2004-11-25 at 7:00

Greenpeace's response to APP headquarters in China

Investigative Report on APP's Forest Destruction in Yunnan

Publication | 2004-11-16 at 7:00

Giant logging company, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) have been illegally logging the natural forests of Yunnan province in south-west China. Here is the evidence.

Goldman Awards

Press release | 2006-04-25 at 6:00

A Papua New Guinean lawyer and a Brazilian activist are among six people to have been named as winners of the world’s top grassroots environmental award, in recognition of their work to protect some of the last ancient forests on earth.

Greenpeace investigations reveal China’s pivotal role in laundering illegal timber

Press release | 2006-03-28 at 6:00

China is central to the laundering of illegal timber from some of the world’s most endangered forests, according to a new investigative report by Greenpeace. The trade is driven by domestic and international demand in the USA, Europe, Japan and...

Protecting Paradise

Press release | 2006-02-28 at 9:18

Greenpeace today launched a major initiative to help protect Asia Pacific's last remaining ancient rainforests - the so-called 'Paradise Forests' (1) - by unveiling its Global Forest Rescue Station in a remote part of Papua New Guinea.

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