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Greenpeace Urges NZ Government To Follow Australia's Lead On Illegal Timber Imports

Press release | August 10, 2010 at 15:20

Greenpeace is welcoming the Australian Government’s announcement today of a detailed legal framework for imported wood in contrast to the New Zealand Government’s very weak voluntary code of practice.

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...

Saving Paradise

Feature story | March 3, 2006 at 0:00

In the remote Paradise Forests of Papua New Guinea, illegal and destructive logging continues to threaten both the local communities and the fragile ecosystem. So we have launched a major initiative to help indigenous communities establish their...

Global snapshot

Feature story | March 22, 2006 at 0:00

What we've lost, what we have left and what we will lose if we don't act now. That is the message that the latest global maps of the planet's last intact forests and most vulnerable ocean areas tell us.

The Untouchables - Rimbunan Hijau's world of forest crime & political patronage

Publication | January 30, 2004 at 0:00

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...

Illegal logging in Wawoi Guavi

Publication | January 21, 2004 at 0:00

In an unpublished report commissioned by Greenpeace, scientist Dr David Melick has studied the environmental impacts of logging by Rimbunan Hijau in its Wawoi Guavi timber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

China Forest Rescue Station

Page | October 8, 2007 at 23:35

Every second tropical tree traded in the world is sent to China, where it is processed into cheap furniture, flooring and plywood for local use or for export to Europe, the USA, Australia, Japan and South Korea.Much of the wood comes from the...

Taking action to protect forests in Papua New Guinea

Blog entry by Sam Moko | October 25, 2011

A major scandal involving the destruction of forests and the abuse of human rights is rapidly unfolding in my country. Right now, I am on the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, at the heart of it. This morning, activists painted "stop the...

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...

Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG)

Page | November 28, 2006 at 23:16

The Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) process aims to combat the threats posed to forests by illegal logging, trade, poaching and corruption.

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