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Merbau's last stand

Feature story | 17 April, 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.

Working together - our partners in Paradise

Background | 9 October, 2007 at 13:19

Greenpeace is working with several non-government organisations (NGOs) and local groups on the eco-forestry initiative in Lake Murray. These groups include:

The Numbers Game

Feature story | 28 March, 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...

Saving Paradise

Feature story | 1 March, 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 | 27 March, 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...

Illegal logging debate heats up in Papua New Guinea

Feature story | 11 August, 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...

Exposed: Company destroying Papuan forests

Feature story | 12 April, 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.

The best of the blogs from the Paradise Forests

Feature story | 2 June, 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 | 26 May, 2006 at 0:00

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

Activists intimidated as logging company reacts violently to peaceful approach

Feature story | 31 May, 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.

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