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Merbau's last stand

Feature story | April 17, 2007 at 0:00

Consumer demand for luxury flooring and furniture is driving a rare tree species to commercial extinction. And it will take more than the Australian government's global illegal logging fund to save it.

The Numbers Game

Feature story | March 28, 2006 at 0:00

Imagine a football pitch as you've seen it many times. It's a bit less than one hectare in area. Now imagine that same football pitch packed end-to-end with a pile of wood around twice the height of Mt. Everest. That's the amount of forest that...

Illegal logging debate heats up in Papua New Guinea

Feature story | August 11, 2006 at 14:56

The debate on illegal logging in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is heating up. Rimbunan Hijau (RH), the largest logging company in PNG, commissioned an Australian consultancy company, ITS-Global, to write a report attacking Greenpeace in an attempt to...

Saving Paradise

Feature story | March 1, 2006 at 0:00

In the remote Paradise Forests of Papua New Guinea, illegal and destructive logging continues to threaten both the local communities and the fragile ecosystem. So we have launched a major initiative to help indigenous communities establish their...

Sharing The Blame

Publication | March 27, 2006 at 0:00

China’s hunger for wood consumption is reshaping the global wood market and trade. In less than 10 years unprecedented economic growth, coupled with a shortage of domestic forest resources, has driven China to become the world’s largest importer...

The best of the blogs from the Paradise Forests

Feature story | June 2, 2006 at 0:00

The Paradise Forests weblog features contributions from international volunteers at the Global Forest Rescue Station in Lake Murray, a remote area in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea.Our campaigners and activists on board our flagship,...

Our legacy in Lake Murray

Feature story | May 26, 2006 at 0:00

After three months, our Global Forest Rescue Station (GFRS) in remote Papua New Guinea has come to an end.

Exposed: Company destroying Papuan forests

Feature story | April 12, 2006 at 0:00

Activists on board the Rainbow Warrior have intercepted a shipment of suspected illegal timber from the Paradise Forests whilst on forest crime patrol in Indonesia.

Activists intimidated as logging company reacts violently to peaceful approach

Feature story | May 31, 2006 at 0:00

True to form, Asia's biggest logging company, Rimbunan Hijau (RH), intimidated and detained six of our activists who attempted to present them with a ‘Golden Chainsaw’ award for forest destruction.

Greenpeace volunteer Florian Asis Schultz

Image | April 3, 2006 at 0:00

Greenpeace volunteer Florian Asis Schultz on a boat with hunters on Lake Murray.

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