Forest action in Paia Port

Photo | 6 July, 2010

Greenpeace activists paint barges of illegally felled trees in Paia Port, Papua New Guinea, 2008. The logs wait on Paia Port's waterways, prevented from being loaded onto the Harbour Gemini ship, which was occupied by Greenpeace activists, in the rainforests of the Gulf Province. In 1995, the Papua New Guinea government granted 1.7 million hectares as a logging ‘extension’ to Turama Forest Industries. The timber permit for this new concession, called Turama Extension is valid until 2030. Read more »

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PFCs: The Story of a Toxic Little Monster

Video | 27 August, 2014 at 15:00

You might not realise it but our planet is swarming with chemical monsters, from your washing machine to the North Pole. Toxic Little Monsters, like PFCs, are still being used by big companies to make all sorts of products, despite the fact...

Solar micro-grid project, Dharnai Village, India

Video | 13 August, 2014 at 11:30

The people of Dharnai village used to have a facility supplied by the state Government which provided electricity. This infrastructure hasn't been available for the last 33 years and diesel generators have been the only source of electricity.

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