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Stopping forest destruction in Papua New Guinea

Blog entry by Nick | September 4, 2008

Kila Oumabe shows Greenpeace China forest campaigner Yi Lan how a local medicinal plant has a painful sting. This stinging nettle is used to take away the pain of childbirth by application to the small of a woman's back. IN PORT...

Month in pictures - August 2008

Image gallery | September 3, 2008

Activists from the Greepeace ship 'Esperanza'

Image | September 3, 2008 at 6:40

Activists from the Greepeace ship 'Esperanza', and assisted by local land owners, halt the loading of illegally logged trees onto the 'Harbour Gemini' ship from the rainforests of Papua New Guinea, in Paia inlet, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea,...

Greenpeace activists halt the loading of illegally logged trees

Image | September 3, 2008 at 0:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza', and assisted by local land owners, board the 'Harbour Gemini' ship and halt the loading of illegally logged trees from the rainforests of Papua New Guinea, in Paia inlet, Gulf Province, Papua New...

Activists from the Greepeace ship 'Esperanza'

Image | September 3, 2008 at 0:00

Activists from the Greepeace ship 'Esperanza', and assisted by local land owners, board the 'Harbour Gemini' ship and halt the loading of illegally logged trees from the rainforests of Papua New Guinea.

We've stopped an illegal logging ship

Feature story | September 3, 2008 at 0:00

Our activists have stopped a ship loading piles of logged timber from the Paradise Forests of Papua New Guinea. The peaceful direct action was supported by many local people who joyously watched from boats, singing and dancing. Three activists...

Tuna laundering

Blog entry by Nick | September 2, 2008

The pirate fishing vessel, Luna Rossa, cut off its illegal driftnet and fled from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise. © Greenpeace / Gavin Parsons There's an interesting story about Tuna over at the Greenpeace International blog ...

The final countdown

Blog entry by RobT | September 1, 2008

Two more weeks gone since I last wrote and we're now fast closing in on the office move, no more than two and a bit weeks away. It's kind of scary in many respects when I look around because it still looks like we have quite some way...

Coal: the Kingsnorth Six on trial

Blog entry by Nick | September 1, 2008

In the UK today, six brave Greenpeace souls will be appearing at Maidstone Crown Court for the start of a trial centring around Kingsnorth, coal and climate change. In October last year, they took a personal stand to protect the...

The Esperanza arrives in PNG to protect forests and save the climate

Blog entry by Nick | September 1, 2008

Originally posted by Lisa on making waves Greenpeace Australia-Pacific has launched our Forests for Climate tour with a colourful welcome in Papua New Guinea. Our ship, Esperanza, will tour the region protecting forests and...

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