While the New Zealand Government has set a positive example by banning logging in old growth forests on public land, unfortunately it still allows imports of illegally logged timber from our Asian and Pacific neighbours.
The Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) process aims to combat the threats posed to forests by illegal logging, trade, poaching and corruption.
Rimbunan Hijau (RH) dominates the logging industry in Papua New Guinea and has interests in Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Malaysia, Vanuatu, Indonesia, New Zealand and Russia, making it one of the world's largest forest destroyers. Many of these...
Setting off for the flyover aboard the Greenpeace Cessna plane. The Plane was purchased for Greenpeace by a very special donor and has been invaluable in allowing the Amazon team to monitor and report on deforestation, exposing the...
In an unpublished report commissioned by Greenpeace, scientist Dr David Melick has studied the environmental impacts of logging by Rimbunan Hijau in its Wawoi Guavi timber concession in Western Province, Papua New Guinea
After months of investigations, activists have exposed an illegal logging operation underway in public lands in the Amazon. The illegal timber was discovered inside the Rural Settlement Corta Corda, 140km from the city of Santarem,...
The world's ancient forests are in crisis. A staggering 80 percent have already been destroyed or degraded and much of what remains is under threat from illegal and destructive logging.
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