Great Bear Rainforest - A forest solution in the making

The Great Bear Rainforest is a lush coastal wilderness where the salmon teem and spirit bears roam free. Until recently, this picture-perfect setting was under threat from industrial logging.
Explore the story of how almost certain destruction was turned into forest protection.

After waves of local and international protests, discussions were held by the Government of British Columbia (BC), representatives of indigenous First Nations groups, environmental organisations and forestry industry leading to landmark decisions in 2006 and 2009. A series of conservation agreements committed to protecting 70% of the natural levels of old-growth forests, as well as logging controls, recognition of the rights of First Nation inhabitants and measures to improve community well-being.

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Month In Pictures - January

Slideshow | 31 January, 2015

2014: A Year in Video

Video | 31 December, 2014 at 14:15

A look back at some of the Greenpeace campaign successes from the past twelve months.

Seeds Distribution for Typhoon Affected Farmers in The Philippine

Image | 19 December, 2014 at 14:30

Greenpeace volunteers prepare to distribute rice seeds for planting, to farmers whose fields where totally destroyed by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit). A group of farmers from the islands of Cebu, Bohol and Negros – strong movers of sustainable and...

2014: A Year In Pictures

Slideshow | 19 December, 2014

Oil Spill Aftermath in the Bangladesh Sundarbans

Image | 11 December, 2014 at 14:30

The breathing roots of mangroves are covered by a sheet of black oil on the banks of the Sela River in Sundarbans, Bangladesh, a UNESCO World Heritage site, after an oil-tanker carrying 350,000 litres of furnace oil sank in the river after it had...

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