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LA Times Op-Ed by Bill Clinton: Our Forests May Be on a Road to Ruin

Page | April 27, 2005 at 11:18

LA Times, August 4, 2004 An important rule was adopted in 2001 to protect national wild lands. Now it's being trashed by Bush, says Bill Clinton.

Save Muggle Forests

Feature story | July 6, 2005 at 18:00

The long-awaited release of the final Harry Potter book has finally hit the book shelves. We're all excited to learn the secrets in store for Harry Potter, but the book's publisher, Scholastic, has another secret it doesn't want you to know: Its...

Following Protest, Australia to Stop Illegal Timber Imports

Feature story | November 15, 2004 at 18:00

After Greenpeace activists exposed the importation of illegal timber from Papua New Guinea into Australia by Malaysian logging company Rimbunan Hijau, Australian officials announced that they would work quickly to stop importing unsustainably...

Seven years to save the Amazon

Feature story | October 3, 2007 at 18:00

Seven years? It's a tall order but we have a cunning plan. Together with eight other national campaigning organizations, our Brazilian team have launched an ambitious proposal with a goal of zero deforestation by 2015.

Amazon Cattle Footprint

Publication | February 16, 2009 at 18:00

Between 2000 and 2007, the Brazilian Amazon was deforested at a rate of 19,368 square km every year. In this time, 154,312 square km of forest have been destroyed, an area larger than Greece. Deforestation and land-use change makes up 75% of...

Forests for Climate: Technical report on hybrid funding mechanism

Publication | December 1, 2008 at 18:00

The Greenpeace Forests for Climate proposal for a hybrid market-linked fund would provide the financing needed to help protect the world's remaining tropical forests. The proposal aims to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation...

Great Bear Rainforest: Saved

Feature story | February 7, 2006 at 18:00

Take 10 years of difficult, dangerous and, at times, heartbreaking work. Add thousands of activists from around the world - some who sent e-mails, some who stood on the blockades, some who voted against destruction with their wallets. Some who...

University of Vermont Becomes 11th School to Remove Kimberly-Clark Products Due To...

Media release | September 15, 2008 at 18:00

The University of Vermont confirmed today the removal of all Kimberly-Clark products from campus, joining 11 other universities and colleges that have removed products from tissue giant Kimberly-Clark (K-C), parent company to Kleenex and Scott...

African Students call on World Bank President to save the Congo rainforest

Feature story | October 12, 2008 at 18:00

In his first visit to Washington, DC, 20-year-old Jean-Christian Ebanda from Cameroon delivered a forest petition with 42,000 signatures to the President of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick. He is attending a town hall meeting at the International...

Amazon Deforestation Agreement

Publication | October 2, 2007 at 18:00

Brasília, Brazil - October 03, 2007 - Nine non-governmental organizations, including Greenpeace, today launched a proposal for a national agreement to end Amazon deforestation at an event attended by the Brazilian Minister of Environment and...

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