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Hainan's rainforests, rare gibbons disappearing fast

Press release | 2011-11-22 at 19:28

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...

Over-development Strips Hainan Island of Critical Protective Forests

Press release | 2010-09-17 at 8:00

Excessive tourism and real estate development is severely damaging Hainan’s coastal forests, which serve as a vital natural defense against typhoons and tsunamis. Greenpeace strongly urges the Hainan provincial government to immediately halt all...

Illegal logging continues in China and Asia Pulp and Paper is held responsible

Press release | 2005-05-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace today published "The Investigative Report into Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) in South China's Hainan Province (1)," and condemned the company for logging natural forests. Greenpeace has identified a raw material shortfall for the newly...

Illegal GE papayas in China

Feature Story | 2009-05-14 at 8:00

The Japanese don’t want them. Nobody except China and the US grow them. So how do you feel about eating genetically-engineered papaya?

Beautiful Hainan Gibbons endangered due to deforestation

Video | 2011-11-25 at 19:52

Hainan's rainforests are home to the world's rarest primate, the Hainan gibbon, of which it is believed that only 23 remain in the wild. "When you have just 23 of a particular animal species left in the wild, that says we humans aren't being good...

Hainan: Protecting China's forest jewel from thieves with chainsaws

Blog entry by Wu Hao | 2012-07-18

China's stunning Hainan Island sits apart from the Mainland, a piece of paradise broken off the southern part of the country. Recently the provincial government there announced a 10 year plan to increase the area of non-commercial...

24 August 2010

Image | 2010-09-17 at 20:26

24 August 2010. At this construction site on the Shenzhou Peninsula, Wanning, there is hardly any trace of the coastal forest of Australian pines (木麻黄) remaining on the beach.

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