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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Protest At The Prezioso Oil Rig In Italy

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Activists from the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior occupy the ‘Prezioso’ offshore oil rig operated by the Italian oil company ENI in the Sicilian Channel. The activists unfurl a 120 meter square banner depicting the Italian Prime Minister,...

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