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Hundreds of logs await shipment on the Lamandau

Image | 23 February, 2004 at 0:00

Hundreds of logs await shipment on the Lamandau River near Borneo's Tanjung Puting National Park. Here, illegal logging and corruption within the logging industry remains widespread. It is estimated that up to 90 percent of raw timber supplying...

A working sawmill

Image | 23 February, 2004 at 0:00

A working sawmill, believed to be illegal on the Lamandau River near Borneo's Tanjung Puting National Park. The World Bank has warned that some of the richest areas of the forests will disappear in three to ten years unless government action is...

An aerial view of forest destruction near

Image | 23 February, 2004 at 0:00

An aerial view of forest destruction near Borneo's Tanjung Puting National Park. Indonesia has already lost about 65 percent of its ancient forests. Here, illegal logging and corruption within the logging industry remains widespread. It is...

The Indonesian navy patrols near the Vietnamese

Image | 23 February, 2004 at 0:00

The Indonesian navy patrols near the Vietnamese vessel, the Ha Tinh 06 as seen from the deck of the Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, in the Java Sea.Activists from Greenpeace led the Navy patrol boat to the site.

A working sawmill

Image | 23 February, 2004 at 0:00

A working sawmill, believed to be illegal on the Lamandau River near Borneo's Tanjung Puting National Park, Indonesia

Activists from Greenpeace led the Navy patrol

Image | 23 February, 2004 at 0:00

Activists from Greenpeace led the Navy patrol boat to the site. Greenpeace has evidence the Ha Tinh 06 attempted to illegally load flitches [squared logs] on the 23 rd of February, in contravention of Ministerial Decree. The Ha Tinh 06 has been...

A cargo of flitches

Image | 23 February, 2004 at 0:00

A cargo of flitches, (squared logs) waits to be loaded on to the Vietnamese vessel Ha Tinh 06, on the Kumai River, adjacent to the Tanjung Puting National Park.The Ha Tinh 06 has been under suspicion of preparing to load an illegal cargo since...

China announces its imminent ratification of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety as...

Press release | 23 February, 2004 at 0:00

China, the world's largest importer of genetically modified organisms, has announced it will soon ratify the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. As the international community meets in Kuala Lumpur to discuss the implementation of the Protocol,...

World Bank, Pentagon warn: climate changing

Feature story | 22 February, 2004 at 0:00

A world thrown into turmoil by drought, floods, typhoons. Whole countries rendered uninhabitable. The political capital of the Netherlands submerged. The borders of the US and Australia patrolled by armies firing into waves of starving boat...

2004 Champion Assassin of Life on Earth - the Winners

Press release | 21 February, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today announced the winners of the 2004 Champion Assassin of Life on Earth Award. This disreputable honour is given to a country who has done the most to weaken the outcome of the UN Summit for Life on Earth and bring an end to...

Protection of Life on Earth hangs in balance after Global Summit

Press release | 20 February, 2004 at 0:00

As the UN Convention on protecting the world's rich biodiversity ended today, Greenpeace declared that the future for many threatened plants and animals still hangs in the balance. On paper, over 180 Governments have agreed on a global action...

Patagonia - Documenting melting glaciers

Slideshow | 19 February, 2004

Greenpeace activists protest in front of

Image | 19 February, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists protest in front of the Presidential palace demanding protection for the Patagonian forests.

President Lagos, Save Patagonia's Rainforest from destructive Aluminium smelter

Press release | 19 February, 2004 at 0:00

As the UN Summit for Life on Earth draws to a close in Kuala Lumpur, 50 Greenpeace activists in Santiago blocked the entrance to the Casa de la Moneda (the President's Palace) with three trucks. The activists are urging the Chilean government to...

The Stockholm Convention's entry into force a victory for the environment and our future

Press release | 18 February, 2004 at 0:00

Today the 50th country ratified the Stockholm Convention, bringing it into legal force. From now on it will be mandatory for governments to protect the environment and human health from toxic chemicals. (1)

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