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Paper exports drive forest destruction

Feature story | 2 May, 2003 at 0:00

Activists from nine countries protested the import of paper from the last ancient forests of Finland onboard the freighter "Finnhawk" in the Baltic Sea near Luebeck, Germany. The Finnish government continues to log Finland's rare and vulnerable...

Global action for ancient forests

Feature story | 23 June, 2003 at 0:00

Throughout the world, ancient forests are under threat. Many of the plants and animals that live in these forests face extinction. And many of the people and cultures who depend on these forests for their way of life are at risk. We are taking...

Cyberactivists save Finnish forest

Feature story | 5 February, 2003 at 0:00

In just one week, 3000 people sent letters to Finnish companies buying timber and pulp from Finland's last old-growth forests. One of the areas that was scheduled to be logged any day is home to once numerous species that are now endangered or on...

Finnish Forestry: destroying forests, destroying livelihoods

Publication | 15 May, 2003 at 0:00

Even in a wealthy, forest-rich nation like Finland, industrial logging is jeopardising the survival of the country´s last ancient – or old-growth – forests. These forests are crucial for maintaining biodiversity and the traditional livelihoods of...

Reindeer in the last old growth forests of

Image | 1 May, 2001 at 0:00

Reindeer in the last old growth forests of Finland.

Tengmalm owl in the last old growth forests

Image | 1 May, 2001 at 0:00

Tengmalm owl in the last old growth forests of Finland.

Siberian Jay in the last old growth forests

Image | 1 May, 2001 at 0:00

Siberian Jay in the last old growth forests of Finland.

Finnish forest slated for logging which will

Image | 1 May, 2001 at 0:00

Finnish forest slated for logging which will begin any day.

Twelve Greenpeace activists onboard several

Image | 2 May, 2003 at 1:00

Twelve Greenpeace activists onboard several inflatables climbed onto the stern of the 'Finnhawk' to unfold a banner reading 'Ancient Forest Yesterday - Paper Today - Stop it'

Twelve Greenpeace activists onboard several

Image | 2 May, 2003 at 1:00

Twelve Greenpeace activists onboard several inflatables climbed onto the stern of the 'Finnhawk' to unfold a banner reading 'Ancient Forest Yesterday - Paper Today - Stop it'

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