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Greenpeace Kalimantan blockade provokes expulsion of illegal log ship

Feature story | February 24, 2004 at 7:00

Greenpeace today assisted the Indonesian Navy to expel an illegal log vessel, as part of a blockade in Central Kalimantan that has been ongoing for 10 days. The Ha Tinh 06, owned by the Vietnamese government and registered in Haiphong, has been...

Activists circle the Vietnamese vessel

Image | February 24, 2004 at 7:00

Activists circle the Vietnamese vessel, Ha Tihn 06 with a banner reading - stop forest crime - Greenpeace assisted the Indonesian Navy to expel the vessel, as part of a blockade in Central Kalimantan that has been ongoing for 10 days.

A cargo of flitches

Image | February 23, 2004 at 7:00

A cargo of flitches, (squared logs) waits to be loaded on to the Vietnamese vessel Ha Tinh 06, on the Kumai River, adjacent to the Tanjung Puting National Park.The Ha Tinh 06 has been under suspicion of preparing to load an illegal cargo since...

Protection of Life on Earth hangs in balance after Global Summit

Feature story | February 20, 2004 at 7:00

As the UN Convention on protecting the world's rich biodiversity ended today, Greenpeace declared that the future for many threatened plants and animals still hangs in the balance. On paper, over 180 Governments have agreed on a global action...

The Stockholm Conventions entry into force

Feature story | February 20, 2004 at 7:00

The 50th country ratified the Stockholm Convention, bringing it into legal force. From now on it will be mandatory for governments to protect the environment and human health from toxic chemicals. (1)

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Image | February 20, 2004 at 7:00

World's youth ask Environment Ministers to protect life on earth

Feature story | February 19, 2004 at 7:00

A delegation of Thai children met with Environment Minister Praphat Panyachatrak this morning asking him to act to protect life on earth by committing to strong measures to protect the world's forests and oceans.

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Image | February 19, 2004 at 7:00

Will Ministers act to protect life on earth?

Feature story | February 18, 2004 at 7:00

The Ministers of Environment from all over the world gathered today in Kuala Lumpur during the Summit for Life on Earth-the UN meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). As environment negotiations reach a critical stage, it is up...

Kids for Forests

Feature story | February 17, 2004 at 7:00

A lot of important politicians are currently doing a lot of talking about preserving the diversity of life on Earth at a global UN meeting. Unfortunately talking is just about the only thing they have been doing to preserve life on Earth for the...

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