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World Bank cuts forest destruction funding

Feature story | 12 December, 2007 at 16:06

Here's some good news in the fight to protect the second largest rainforest on Earth, as Olam - a major trading company - finds its World Bank funding cut, after we revealed their involvement in illegal logging in the Congo Basin Forest.

Forest destruction, climate change and palm oil expansion in Indonesia

Publication | 29 October, 2007 at 0:00

Forests are vital to life on earth. They are the richest of all ecosystems - covering only eight per cent of the planet (1)and are home to two thirds of all known species of terrestrial plants and animals(2). Millions of people rely directly on...

Barbie Wrapped in Rainforest Destruction Scandal

Press release | 7 June, 2011 at 18:21

Barbie, the most famous toy in the world, is involved in rainforest destruction, a Greenpeace International investigation can today reveal. Packaging for the doll is produced using timber from the rainforests of Indonesia, home to endangered...

Sinar Mas under investigation

Publication | 7 June, 2011 at 18:30

The government of Indonesia has identified the pulp and palm oil sectors as the main drivers of deforestation.1 Both of these sectors have been gearing up for massive expansion, with targets to treble pulp production over the next 15 years2...

Bloody timber off the market

Feature story | 7 May, 2003 at 0:00

While many people know diamonds are not best friends with regional stability in West Africa, the timber industry quietly stepped in to support arms trafficking in Liberia both logistically and financially. But after two years of intense...

Samba for the forest gathered thousands in Brazil

Blog entry by Marcio Astrini, forest campaigner in Brazil | 30 June, 2011 5 comments

A protest in the rhythm of carnival brought the forests closer to the city and gathered thousands of people in the famous Copacabana beach on the morning of Sunday 19 th of June to dance and sing for a greener Brazil. Following the...

Nothing very new in APP's "new" forest protection policy

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar, Forest Campaigner, Greenpeace SEA | 15 May, 2012

The news initially sounded  intriguing : Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) was inviting journalists in Jakarta to the launch of what the company grandly dubbed its “greatest commitment to natural forest protection.” Discarding the PR gloss,...

Vůdce nomádů Along Sega a jeho vnuk zkoumají

Image | 1 June, 2002 at 0:00

Vůdce nomádů Along Sega a jeho vnuk zkoumají pařez nedaleko své vesnice v oblasti Sungai Nyakit uprostřed Sarawackého deštného pralesa, Malajsie.

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