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Mahogany shipment blocked

Feature story | 17 April, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today temporarily blockaded and closed the warehouses of Red Madeiras Tropicais (Red Rainforest Timber) in the Paraná state of Brazil.

Kids for Forests at Hague summit

Feature story | 17 April, 2002 at 0:00

One thousand "Kids for Forests" marched through the Hague today to call for ancient forest protection.

Finnish logging HQ occupied

Feature story | 16 April, 2002 at 0:00

Yesterday Greenpeace activists began a five day protest at the state-owned Finnish Forest Park Services headquarters near the Finnish capital.

Star Wars activists free

Feature story | 15 April, 2002 at 0:00

Four Greenpeace activists and two freelance journalists who faced felony charges following a peaceful protest against the US Star Wars missile programme last July have walked free from court with varying probationary periods and one sentence of...

African timber import confronted

Feature story | 15 April, 2002 at 0:00

At 11am today, five Greenpeace climbers boarded the MV Roxane Delmas to stop wood from Central Africa's threatened Great Ape Rainforest coming into the UK.

Liberian forest destruction

Feature story | 15 April, 2002 at 0:00

The Greek government made promises to take action against forest destruction today, after Greenpeace activists boarded a vessel carrying timber from the last of Liberia's ancient forests.

Shipment blocked in Dutch port

Feature story | 14 April, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace's newest ship, Esperanza, and flagship, Rainbow Warrior, joined forces today off the coast of the Netherlands to block the harbour and stop ancient forest timber from entering the port of Flushing.

Forest protesters arrested in US

Feature story | 13 April, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists exposing a shipment of illegal Brazilian mahogany in a Miami port were arrested along with a freelance photographer.

Two more protesters freed

Feature story | 12 April, 2002 at 0:00

Two more Greenpeace activists today walked free from court in Los Angeles, after pleading guilty to conspiring to trespass at a military installation, during a peaceful protest against the Star Wars missile defence programme last July.

Farming Solutions site launched

Feature story | 8 April, 2002 at 0:00

Farming Solutions is a new web site that shows how the world can combat hunger and achieve food security using environmentally-sound farming practises that are available now, but are too-often overlooked.

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