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Greenpeace activists are arrested by French

Image | 16 May, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists are arrested by French police for blocking an entrance of Sete Harbour to prevent the importation of contentious timber from the tropical rain-forests in Western Africa. Greenpeace is currently campaigning to protect the...

The world's ancient forests threatened by European governments and banks

Press release | 16 May, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today continued their protest in France this morning by bringing all timber activities in Sète Harbour to a halt when they chained themselves to the entrance to the harbour and unfurled a banner that read "France official...

Police disrupt Greenpeace protest against

Image | 16 May, 2003 at 0:00

Police disrupt Greenpeace protest against illegal timber imports from Africa.

A Greenpeace inspection team from the Greenpeace

Image | 15 May, 2003 at 1:00

A Greenpeace inspection team from the Greenpeace flagship SV Rainbow Warrior mark contentious timber imported from tropical rainforests in Western Africa. Greenpeace is campaigning to protect the world's remaining ancient forests.

Finnish Forestry: destroying forests, destroying livelihoods

Publication | 15 May, 2003 at 0:00

Even in a wealthy, forest-rich nation like Finland, industrial logging is jeopardising the survival of the country´s last ancient – or old-growth – forests. These forests are crucial for maintaining biodiversity and the traditional livelihoods of...

Greenpeace uncovers contentious timber in French Port

Press release | 15 May, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today, uncovered approximately 8000 cubic metres of contentious timber from Liberia, Cameroon and the Congo currently stored in Sète, France. Activists onboard the Rainbow Warrior entered Sète Harbour this morning and climbed...

Inspection of African timber arriving in

Image | 15 May, 2003 at 0:00

Inspection of African timber arriving in France by Greenpeace activists.

Greenpeace activists demand action by France

Image | 15 May, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists demand action by France against illegal timber trade.

French actress Marion Cotillard volunteers

Image | 14 May, 2003 at 1:00

French actress Marion Cotillard volunteers to have her home tested for toxic chemicals.

SETAG employees taking the official marks

Image | 13 May, 2003 at 1:00

SETAG employees taking the official marks (signals) to the forest to begin the official demarcation of the land, which will be identified by clear signage and a visible border that will encompass over 1500 square kilometres of the Brazilian

Amazon community prevails over loggers

Feature story | 13 May, 2003 at 0:00

The Amazon rainforest is more than ancient trees and endangered species. It is home for millions of people and their way of life is often threatened by forest destruction. This was the case for the Deni Indians whose land was under threat by a...

US Admin Declares War on Consumers

Press release | 13 May, 2003 at 0:00

 

Official protection for Deni Indian lands begins following Greenpeace campaign

Press release | 13 May, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the official demarcation process by the Brazilian Government to protect the "homelands" of the Deni Indian in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon. Demarcation of the land will be identified by clear signage and a visible...

Deni mother and child and a way of life protected

Image | 12 May, 2003 at 1:00

Deni mother and child and a way of life protected for future generations.

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