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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TheCrossing: The Climbers of the Esperanza

Video | 6 April, 2015 at 19:45

As the Greenpeace ship Esperanza is trailing Shell's drilling ship the Polar Pioneer across the Pacific, six activists are taking climbing practice while talking about their motivation to take action on climate change.

World Water Day 2015

Slideshow | 21 March, 2015

International Day of Forests 2015

Slideshow | 21 March, 2015

The Making of Smog Journeys

Video | 22 January, 2015 at 10:00

Renowned Chinese director Jia Zhangke talks about his film Smog Journeys, made for Greenpeace, exploring the daily realities of people forced to live with severe air pollution in China. The film looks at both large cities and smaller towns, each...

Smog Journeys

Video | 22 January, 2015 at 8:30

Directed for Greenpeace by renowned Chinese director Jia Zhangke, this poetic film explores the daily realities of people forced to live with severe air pollution in China. The film looks at both large cities and smaller towns, each equally...

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