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Greenpeace reveals that production of magazines and packaging linked to destruction...

Press release | 22 March, 2007 at 0:00

The world's largest paper company, Stora Enso, and one of Europe's largest pulp producers, Botnia, today stand accused of destroying huge tracts of Europe's last remaining ancient forests to make paper for well-known magazines, photocopy paper...

Finland forests

Feature story | 17 October, 2003 at 0:00

Time is running out for the old-growth forests of Finland. The vast majority of Finland's valuable old-growth is owned by the state and logged by the state-owned company Metsähallitus. Metsähallitus' logging practices include clearcutting,...

Temporary halt to logging of Finnish ancient forests

Feature story | 14 July, 2003 at 0:00

Metsahällitus, the Finnish state-owned forestry enterprise that is logging Finnish old growth forests, has agreed not to log in any of 476 areas of forest currently in dispute until urgent talks take place with environmental groups in Finland on...

Greenpeace protests against shipment of Finnish ancient forest destruction

Press release | 2 May, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists from 9 countries today protested against the import of paper from Finnish ancient forests onboard the freighter "Finnhawk" in the Baltic Sea near Luebeck. Twelve activists onboard several inflatables climbed onto the stern of...

European writers against forests destruction

Press release | 12 April, 2005 at 0:00

A group of acclaimed European writers will today join Greenpeace on a tour of northern Finland to witness first hand the destruction of ancient forests. The forests are being decimated to make pulp and paper for the international market.

Greenpeace blocks Barcelona City Council

Press release | 30 May, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today blocked the entrance to the city council of Barcelona with a coffin containing a gorilla puppet and a banner that read, "No more illegal logging." The coffin is made of timber from well-managed forests certified by the...

Greenpeace targets paper product imports from ancient forest destruction

Press release | 25 April, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists onboard inflatable boats today welcomed the paper carrier "Finn Hawk" as it entered the Baltic Port of Luebeck in Germany. As the Finn Hawk navigated toward its berth, the activists painted the slogan "Forest Crime in Europe"...

Europe Ministers throw away another chance to save the ancient forests.

Press release | 29 April, 2003 at 0:00

European Ministers prepare to end their two day meeting on the Protection of Forests in Europe, Greenpeace expressed its outrage that once again a great opportunity was missed by the regions leaders to save the quickly diminishing European forests.

Victory for Greenpeace and reindeer in Lapland

Feature story | 25 August, 2009 at 0:00

After seven years of Greenpeace pressure, government-owned logging company Metsähallitus has agreed to leave the tall trees of northern Lapland standing, and with them, the livelihood of the Sámi people.

Finland receives Golden Chainsaw award

Feature story | 27 September, 2006 at 0:00

In the decades between the 1950s and 1970s birch trees in Finland were considered 'flora non grata' by foresters as they weren't commercially useful. They were routinely cut down and poisoned to reduce their numbers. In some areas, the Finns even...

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