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Don't Finnish the forests

Feature story | 22 April, 2005 at 0:00

The stillness of the night is broken by the sound of air raid sirens, rock music and chainsaws. Men in balaclavas and combat gear prowl around, looking in windows, blowing horns in the ears of anyone they can get close to.

Victory for Greenpeace and reindeer in Lapland

Feature story | 25 August, 2009 at 0:00

After seven years of Greenpeace pressure, government-owned logging company Metsähallitus has agreed to leave the tall trees of northern Lapland standing, and with them, the livelihood of the Sámi people.

Forest Rescue Station set up in Finnish Lapland

Press release | 2 March, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace today announced that it would be stepping up its campaign to protect remaining ancient forests in Finland by establishing a Forest Rescue Station in the last Sámi reindeer forests of Arctic Lapland. This follows the Finnish...

Finland resumes destruction of its old-growth forests

Press release | 25 August, 2003 at 0:00

 Metsähallitus, the Finnish state-owned enterprise Forest Park Service (FPS) has announced it will call off the moratorium on logging in that last of Finland's old growth forests agreed upon in July this year. The FPS is planning to log at least...

Finnish Forestry: destroying forests, destroying livelihoods

Publication | 15 May, 2003 at 0:00

Even in a wealthy, forest-rich nation like Finland, industrial logging is jeopardising the survival of the country´s last ancient – or old-growth – forests. These forests are crucial for maintaining biodiversity and the traditional livelihoods of...

Wild forest reindeer at Lake Lentua.

Image | 15 January, 1998 at 1:00

Wild forest reindeer at Lake Lentua.

Reindeer in the last old growth forests of

Image | 1 May, 2001 at 0:00

Reindeer in the last old growth forests of Finland.

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