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Forests Worldwide

Hub | May 20, 2010 at 12:07

Landmark Forest Protection Deal at Risk from Indonesian Industry

Media release | November 23, 2010 at 15:03

Jakarta, Indonesia, November 23, 2010 – A landmark $1 billion deal between Indonesia and Norway – intended to halt deforestation and reduce carbon emissions – is in danger of being squandered, unless action is taken to protect it from notorious...

Rainbow Over the Turama Extension

Image | September 6, 2006 at 14:02

View of the 'Turama extension' logging concession, Gulf Province.

Ancient Traditions, Modern Politics & the Future of Forests in Cancun

Blog by Rolf Skar | December 9, 2010

The tangled jungle had grown up and over the pyramid so thoroughly, I didn’t see it until I was standing at its base.  Looking up its steep slopes, I was overcome with a sense of history both human and natural.  How long ago was this ...

Sister Dorothy and Cattle Ranching in the Amazon

Blog by emilykirkland | April 14, 2010 2 comments

Sister Dorothy was an American nun who spent her life working for the preservation of the Amazon and the protection of its poor and disempowered. She helped farmers make a living from small plots or from forest products that could be...

"Islands Wolf II" lawsuit filed in federal court

Blog by mikeg | January 11, 2010

In July 2008, Greenpeace and Cascadia Wildlands Project filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service alleging that the agency had violated environmental laws in the planning of four logging projects in Alaska's Tongass National...

Unilever Action Exposes RSPO, Sinar Mas

Blog by danieljkessler | December 15, 2009

Last month, I went to Greenpeace’s  Climate Defenders Camp , located on the Kempar Peninsula, to see first hand the destruction of Indonesia’s peatlands. The area, which is ground zero for climate change, has one of the fastest rates...

Sinar Mas Shown Destroying Tiger Habitat, Greenwashing Practices

Blog by rskar | August 12, 2010 3 comments

Last week, Greenpeace activists in Sumatra, Indonesia unfurled a giant banner reading “APP-Stop destroying Tiger Forests” to expose ongoing rainforest destruction by Asia Pulp & Paper (APP). APP is the world’s third-largest paper...

Brazilian Amazon rainforest faces biggest threat in recent history

Blog by sebastianbock | July 9, 2010 2 comments

On July 6th, the Brazilian Forest Code, the law which regulates the use of the Amazon rainforest, has suffered the most serious setback in recent history. For years NGOs like Greenpeace, scientists and civil society have been fighting...

Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement!

Blog by scott_paul | May 18, 2010 11 comments

It's time to announce "another big forest victory!" This one I take great pleasure in sending out myself. At first blush it might not appear as sexy as our unfolding Indonesian forest story or as awe-inspiring as our ongoing Amazon...

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