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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.

Greenpeace ship begins Forests for Climate tour

Feature Story | 2008-08-29 at 6:00

Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, has landed in Papua New Guinea, on the first stage of its Forests for Climate tour with a colourful welcome by locals.

Victory - Indonesian peat forest wins temporary protection

Feature Story | 2008-08-21 at 6:00

Good news for Indonesia's forests and the climate! The province of Riau has announced an interim ban on forest clearing. Riau, one of the areas currently worst affected by rapid deforestation, will keep the ban until a national law is agreed.

Paper Tigers - APP's polluting China arm seeks IPO

Feature Story | 2008-08-14 at 6:00

(Updated 7 October) Greenpeace East Asia and local green groups are lobbying the Chinese government to reject Gold East Paper's application for a domestic listing because of its shocking environmental record.

Book Lovers for Forests

Feature Story | 2008-07-16 at 6:00

During the upcoming Hong Kong Book Fair between July 23 and 29, Greenpeace will hold the first "Green Day" to promote the use of Ancient Forest Friendly (AFF) papers in the book publishing sector, in order to protect our forests. Please donate us...

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.

The best of the blogs from the Paradise Forests

Feature Story | 2006-06-06 at 10:54

The Paradise Forests weblog features contributions from international volunteers at the Global Forest Rescue Station in Lake Murray, a remote area in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. Our campaigners and activists on board our flagship...

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.

The Numbers Game

Feature Story | 2006-03-30 at 10:20

Imagine a football pitch as you've seen it many times. It's a bit less than one hectare in area. Now imagine that same football pitch packed end-to-end with a pile of wood around twice the height of Mt. Everest. That's the amount of forest that...

Remote PNG landowners welcome sawmill

Feature Story | 2006-03-15 at 7:00

The people of the remote Lake Murray area in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have celebrated the arrival of their first 'walkabout' or portable sawmill. The sawmill is a significant step forward in their quest to say no to destructive and illegal...

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...

Saving Paradise

Feature Story | 2006-03-02 at 9:12

In the remote Paradise Forests of Papua New Guinea, illegal and destructive logging continues to threaten both the local communities and the fragile ecosystem. So we have launched a major initiative to help indigenous communities establish their...

Samba in the Forest: two steps backward, one step forward

Feature Story | 2006-02-16 at 16:52

An area twice the size of Belgium has been given greater protection in the Amazon after a Presidential decree. This is around the same area of the Amazon that was lost to deforestation over the past three years.

Great Bear Rainforest: Saved

Feature Story | 2006-02-08 at 10:03

Take ten years of difficult, dangerous, and at times, heartbreaking work. Add thousands of activists from around the world -- some who sent emails, some who stood on the blockades, some who voted against destruction with their wallets. Some who...

Turning chopsticks into trees

Feature Story | 2010-12-20 at 7:00

Can you bring dead wood back to life? No, but you can turn them into trees again. That's what 200 volunteers did with 80,000 pairs of disposable chopsticks – they made them into four, beautiful, life-like trees.

Will notorious forest destroyer Sinar Mas come clean?

Feature Story | 2010-08-09 at 6:00

The short answer: not likely. In fact, not only will they not be likely to come ‘clean’, but Greenpeace International has released fresh evidence that Sinar Mas’s notorious forest destroying practices continue unabated and in direct violation...

A world without tigers?

Feature Story | 2010-07-16 at 6:00

According to a recent report, there are only 3,200 wild tigers left in the entire world – a tragic decline from the 100,000 tigers that existed just one hundred years ago.

Give the rainforest a break Nestlé!

Feature Story | 2010-03-18 at 10:03

Need a break? Before you have one with a Kit Kat watch this video – 'Have a break?'

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