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Tanjung Puting National Park under Seige

Publication | 5 January, 2004 at 0:00

Illegal logging is rampant and out of control in Indonesia. It has permeated virtually every forest including areas that are protected from exploitation. In Central Kalimantan, the once pristine Tanjung Puting National Park is one of many...

Fished out

Publication | 5 January, 2004 at 0:00

The life of the oceans is being destroyed. Huge ecosystems, once thought to be resilient and inexhaustible, are collapsing. Populations of top predators, a key indication of ecosystem health are disappearing at a frightening rate, 90% of all...

Protecting the Deep - Stopping the Clear-Cutting of the Oceans Rainforests

Publication | 5 January, 2004 at 0:00

CBD COP-7 must call on the United Nations General Assembly to pass a Resolution stopping all bottom trawling on the High Seas in order to protect the incredible biological diversity of the deep sea until such time as legally binding regimes exist...

Indonesia's Forests in Crisis

Publication | 5 January, 2004 at 0:00

Indonesia is an archipelago of 17,000 islands stretching from the waters off Malaysia to the island of New Guinea. Indonesia's forests are home to 10% of the planet's diversity of plants and animals. Orang-utans, elephants, tigers, rhinoceros,...

The Paradise Forests Of Asia Pacific: Unchecked illegal and destructive logging...

Publication | 4 January, 2004 at 0:00

One of the last great Ancient Forests, is the Paradise Forest of Asia Pacific which encompasses the diverse tropical forests of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and nearby archipelagos. This region has evergreen rainforests including mangrove, coastal...

Cyberactivists in Japan halt introduction

Image | 1 January, 2004 at 0:00

Cyberactivists in Japan halt introduction of recycling-unfriendly and unreturnable plastic bottles when beer manufacture Asahi bows to citizen pressure.

A partly scrapped hulk of a tanker lies crippled

Image | 1 January, 2004 at 0:00

A partly scrapped hulk of a tanker lies crippled on the beach at the shipbreaking yard, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Greenpeace opposes the practice of dumping obsolete toxic loaded ships for demolition in developing countries such as Bangladesh.

Oceans Dolphin Collection Innerspace Visions

Image | 1 January, 2004 at 0:00

Oceans Dolphin Collection Innerspace Visions 2004

Adult Californian Gray Whale (Eschrichtius

Image | 1 January, 2004 at 0:00

Adult Californian Gray Whale (Eschrichtius robustus) courtship in San Ignacio Lagoon, BCS, Mexico.

School of tuna

Image | 1 January, 2004 at 0:00

2003 in pictures

Feature story | 23 December, 2003 at 0:00

It was a tough year for the planet, and our retrospective shows plenty of cause for concern, but reason for hope and celebration as well. Look back at the protests against the war in Iraq where millions took to the streets, see how an Amazon...

World's largest Christmas tree

Feature story | 23 December, 2003 at 0:00

The world's tallest Christmas Tree isn't on the White House lawn or in Trafalgar Square this year: it's in the Styx Valley, a tract of ancient forest in Tasmania. It's a living, 84 meter (276 foot) Eucalyptus tree, currently home to a half dozen...

2003 in Pictures

Slideshow | 22 December, 2003

Sinks in the CDM: After the climate, biodiversity goes down the drain

Publication | 19 December, 2003 at 0:00

CoP-9 has agreed the rules of accounting for Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry, so called "Sinks", projects in the Clean Development Mechanism for the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol as required by the Marrakech Accords (17/CP...

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