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Greenpeace discovers timber smuggling is driving tree species towards Extinction

Press release | 2007-04-17 at 8:00

Greenpeace today released “Merbau’s Last Stand” , an investigative report revealing four distinct smuggling methods being used to bring merbau, an endangered tree species, into China. Merbau , a highly prized tropical hardwood that costs more...

Greenpeace applauds B&Q’s initiative to clean up timber trade in China

Press release | 2007-06-12 at 8:00

At a press conference today in Beijing, Greenpeace applauded the initiative shown by B&Q - one of China’s largest home improvement retail chains - to guarantee that the timber products it sells in all its 60 stores across China come from legal...

Turning chopsticks into trees

Feature Story | 2010-12-20 at 10:00

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.

A world without tigers?

Feature Story | 2010-07-16 at 8:00

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.

Will notorious forest destroyer Sinar Mas come clean?

Feature Story | 2010-08-09 at 8:00

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...

Give the rainforest a break Nestlé!

Feature Story | 2010-03-18 at 13:03

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

2007 review

Feature Story | 2008-01-10 at 0:55

Like many of you around the world, we also like to take time at the beginning of the new year to look back at the one just passed, to toast its high points and to regret its lows, to take stock and to look forward to the possibilities and...

College students work on assembling trees

Image | 2010-12-21 at 14:40

College students work on assembling trees from 80,000 used disposable chopsticks, part of an exhibit to raise awareness about deforestation and the waste of resources. China produces 57 billion pairs of disposable chopsticks every year, requiring...

The Rainbow Warrior campaigning for forests

Image | 2011-01-21 at 13:42

The Rainbow Warrior campaigning for forests

Our recycled paper forest at the Beijing

Image | 2008-09-09 at 8:00

Our recycled paper forest at the Beijing International Book Fair

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