Sodefor log camp, DRC

Photo | 5 July, 2010

A worker with several large cut logs in a Sodefor Log Camp in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). More than 21 million hectares of rainforest in the DRC are currently allocated to the logging industry. Most of DRC’s timber is exported to Europe. Expansion of logging into remaining areas of intact forests in the DRC will destroy globally critical carbon reserves, impact biodiversity and lead to social conflicts. Approximately 40 million people in the DRC depend on the rainforest for their basic needs. Read more »

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2015: A Year in Pictures

Slideshow | 21 December, 2015

2015: A Year of People Powered Change

Video | 17 December, 2015 at 9:30

As 2015 draws to a close, we look back on some of the Greenpeace campaign highlights of the past year.

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Video | 2 December, 2015 at 9:30

This powerful animation, produced for Greenpeace Mediterranean to celebrate its 20th anniversary, is by Anima Istanbul, one of Turkey's leading studios. It is a timely reminder that only by working together can we protect this fragile Earth.

People's Climate March 2015

Slideshow | 1 December, 2015

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Video | 18 November, 2015 at 9:40

Mud – full of dangerous metals – quickly overtook the nearby mining community of Mariana in Minas Gerais state. At least seventeen people were killed. Hundreds more have been displaced by the wall of sludge released in the dam collapse. Music:...

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