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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2014: A Year In Pictures

Slideshow | 19 December, 2014

Visiting Ground Zero of Typhoon Hagupit

Video | 10 December, 2014 at 19:15

As typhoon Hagupit made land fall in the Philippines, Greenpeace executive director Kumi Naidoo - along with Philippine climate change commissioner Yeb Sano - visits affected communities calling on world leaders to act against climate change. ...

Month In Pictures - November

Slideshow | 2 December, 2014

Monster Boats in Kiribati

Video | 14 November, 2014 at 7:00

Overfishing is a global problem with alarming and indisputable consequences: 90% of global fish stocks are currently overexploited. Support low impact fishers and help ensure fair fishing.

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