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Flotilla Assembly to demand an end to Amazon destruction

Press release | 4 April, 2012 at 15:31

Porto do Moz, Brazil, 4 April 2012 - Greenpeace today joined 300 traditional Amazon rainforest communities in a floating general assembly on the Jaraucu River to demand an end to forest destruction in the Verde Para Sempre Extractive Reserve (1).

Greenpeace Praises Timberland’s Policy on Amazon Leather

Press release | 29 July, 2009 at 18:31

Today, Timberland announced a policy agreement with Greenpeace that will help ensure that the leather used in the shoe company’s products worldwide will not contribute to new deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest.

Police operative in the Amazon exposes corruption of environmental agencies

Press release | 3 June, 2005 at 0:00

The Brazilian Federal Police carried out today a full-size operation in Mato Grosso which resulted in the dismantling of a gang responsible for defrauding logging authorisations in the State for 14 years. The Brazilian Justice issued warrants of...

Forest Code becomes real at UNFCCC climate discussions

Blog entry by John Bowler | 16 June, 2011

Bonn jour :-) and "hi" from the UNFCCC climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany where the Greenpeace forest team is working hard to secure a good REDD deal. The REDD concept is fairly simple: rich, developed countries provide funding to...

The road to hell is paved with conditions

Blog entry by Tove Maria Ryding | 17 June, 2011 2 comments

Who ever heard of a government refusing to build a hospital until other governments agree the same thing? Yet, in the international climate negotiations, it has become common for governments to make their own action conditional on long...

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