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Finnish logging HQ occupied

Feature story | 16 April, 2002 at 0:00

Yesterday Greenpeace activists began a five day protest at the state-owned Finnish Forest Park Services headquarters near the Finnish capital.

Greenpeace activists board the vessel 'MV

Image | 15 April, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists board the vessel 'MV Zini' in Greece to protest unloading of Liberian ancient forest timber.

A decade of underfunding

Publication | 15 April, 2002 at 0:00

In the last ten years since the Rio Earth Summit ancient forests have continued to diappear at an alarming rate. Develpment assistance has done little to reverse this trend and foreign aid for conservation has actually been shrinking.

Look before you log

Publication | 15 April, 2002 at 0:00

This report explores the use of logging moratoria to support ancient forest conservation and sustainable use including a look at seven case studies from around the world.

Star Wars activists free

Feature story | 15 April, 2002 at 0:00

Four Greenpeace activists and two freelance journalists who faced felony charges following a peaceful protest against the US Star Wars missile programme last July have walked free from court with varying probationary periods and one sentence of...

African timber import confronted

Feature story | 15 April, 2002 at 0:00

At 11am today, five Greenpeace climbers boarded the MV Roxane Delmas to stop wood from Central Africa's threatened Great Ape Rainforest coming into the UK.

Liberian forest destruction

Feature story | 15 April, 2002 at 0:00

The Greek government made promises to take action against forest destruction today, after Greenpeace activists boarded a vessel carrying timber from the last of Liberia's ancient forests.

Greenpeace activists boarding the MV Balaban

Image | 14 April, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists boarding the MV Balaban 1, a ship delivering illegally logged Amazon wood.

Shipment blocked in Dutch port

Feature story | 14 April, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace's newest ship, Esperanza, and flagship, Rainbow Warrior, joined forces today off the coast of the Netherlands to block the harbour and stop ancient forest timber from entering the port of Flushing.

Forest protesters arrested in US

Feature story | 13 April, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists exposing a shipment of illegal Brazilian mahogany in a Miami port were arrested along with a freelance photographer.

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