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The Solution

Background | 5 September, 2012 at 16:30

Though not significant global producers, palm oil has a long and rich history in Africa and the lives and traditions of local communities on the continent. When done sustainably and within well-managed and diverse agroforestry systems, the...

Threats

Background | 5 September, 2012 at 16:30

In the DRC, rainforest covers 86 million hectares (about 40 percent of the country). Around 70 percent, or 60 million hectares, of the rainforest is threatened by logging.

Action on illegal logging Italy

Press release | 11 October, 2005 at 0:00

Today 30 Greenpeace activists boarded a ship carrying rainforest timber at the Italian port of Livorno. Eight activists, dressed as gorillas, climbed two of the ship’s cranes to prevent its cargo from being unloaded.

Argentinean ancient forests trashed for GE Soya Plantations

Press release | 29 August, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace today stopped two bulldozers from clearing the forest to expand the GE Soya frontier further into what is left of the Great American Chaco Forest. Four activists on motorbikes have blocked these machines, and another four on two...

Amazon deforestation much worse than announced by Government

Press release | 2 December, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today claimed that Amazon deforestation levels for the period August 2003-August 2004 are much higher than the indicative figures released by the Brazilian Government and may be a new record. According to the Government, deforestation...

Profiles in Activism: Ann Novek

Feature story | 22 April, 2005 at 0:00

Ever think that one person can't change the world? Greenpeace cyberactivist Ann Novek is proof otherwise.

Forest Stewardship Council wins award for leading role in forest management

Press release | 15 December, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace congratulated the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for winning the prestigious 'Alcan Prize for Sustainability' today (1). The FSC was awarded one million USD for the contribution it has made towards improving forest management around...

Statement regarding CIB - FSC certification

Publication | 29 May, 2006 at 11:33

A big step forward but unresolved sawmill and governance issues threaten credibility of FSC certificate.

PNG action against illegal logging

Feature story | 14 May, 2002 at 0:00

A Greenpeace action to stop the export of illegally and destructively logged timber from Papua New Guinea to China continued into its third day today.

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