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The Numbers Game

Feature Story | 2006-03-30 at 12:20

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...

Paradise Under Threat

Publication | 2006-03-02 at 12:05

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...

Saving Paradise

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

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...

Exposed: Company destroying Papuan forests

Feature Story | 2006-04-13 at 12:23

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 best of the blogs from the Paradise Forests

Feature Story | 2006-06-06 at 12:54

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...

'Mud men' perform traditional dances to welcome

Image | 2006-02-28 at 10:00

'Mud men' perform traditional dances to welcome the arrival of the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior in Port Moresby's harbour. Greenpeace launches a major initiative to help protect Asia Pacific's last remaining ancient rainforests - the...

Greenpeace Global Forest Rescue Station on

Image | 2006-02-24 at 10:00

Greenpeace Global Forest Rescue Station on the banks of Lake Murray. Greenpeace launches a major initiative to help protect Asia Pacific's last remaining ancient rainforests - the so-called 'Paradise Forests' - by unveiling its Global Forest...

Liu Bing

Image | 2006-02-27 at 10:00

Liu Bing, a Greenpeace China campaigner, called for efforts to save the Paradise Forests.

Greenpeace volunteers Klaas Heindricus De

Image | 2006-02-23 at 10:00

Greenpeace volunteers Klaas Heindricus De Jong (2nd R) of the Netherlands, and Florian Asis Schultz of Germany (R) are aided by local foresters from Foresters and People's community Development as they help mark the territorial boundaries of the...

Men attend a community meeting about forest

Image | 2006-02-23 at 10:00

Men attend a community meeting about forest issues. Greenpeace launches a major initiative to help protect Asia Pacific's last remaining ancient rainforests - the so-called 'Paradise Forests' - by unveiling its Global Forest Rescue Station in a...

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