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Paper exports may Finnish the forest

Feature story | 25 April, 2003 at 0:00

Europe is known more for its ancient cities than ancient forests. And if Finnish paper companies have their way, there may soon be nothing left of the old forests that once covered most of Europe. But Greenpeace activists confronted paper imports...

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...

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 government takes the chainsaw to the last of their forests

Feature story | 20 January, 2003 at 0:00

Some 30 countries throughout eastern and western Europe have no intact ancient forest left. Finland retains only about five percent of the old-growth boreal forests that once covered most of the country, but now even that is under threat, and by...

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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