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Solutions to deforestation

Hub | February 8, 2010 at 12:57

A Concerning Blindspot in FSC Forest Product Certification

Blog by Guest Post | August 4, 2014

By Tatiana Khakimulina, Forest Campaigner for Greenpeace Russia. I have worked at Greenpeace Russia as a forest engineer for the past two years, focusing on monitoring logging activities by FSC certificate holders in the Boreal forest zone. I...

Holding the Line with FSC

Publication | November 2, 2008 at 18:00

Using GPS Trackers, Forest Crimes Unit Exposes Amazon Timber Smuggling

Blog by Daniel Brindis | October 14, 2014

Deep in the Amazon, Greenpeace went undercover over the last few weeks using covert GPS locators, to monitor logging trucks shuttling between illegal logging camps and saw mills that export to the U.S. and Europe. During the day, empty logging...

Protecting our land – the Mishigamish in the Broadback Valley in Quebec

Blog by Guest Post | April 29, 2013

Guest Post By Paul Gull, Chief of Waswanipi Cree Nation and Steven Blacksmith, Director of Natural Resources, Waswanipi Cree Nation The traditional traplines of the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi are located in Northern Quebec above the...

Protecting our land – the Mishigamish in the Broadback Valley in Quebec

Blog by Guest Post | April 29, 2013

Guest Post By Paul Gull, Chief of Waswanipi Cree Nation and Steven Blacksmith, Director of Natural Resources, Waswanipi Cree Nation The traditional traplines of the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi are located in Northern Quebec above the...

Algonquin community defends their lands against Resolute Forest Products

Blog by Guest Post | May 14, 2013

This post is written by Tina Nottaway, Spokesperson for the Traditional Algonquin Nation of the One Nation “KWE,” I am an Anishinaabe woman who speaks the Algonquin language fluently. I live in the la Verendrye Wildlife Reserve in Quebec, which...

Timber Giant’s $7 million SLAPP lawsuit aims to gag Greenpeace

Blog by Richard Brooks | June 20, 2013

Greenpeace Canada promised today that it would not be silenced by a $7 million defamation lawsuit by the country’s largest logging company, Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP). Backed by a growing number of social justice, freedom of speech and...

The Lacey Act, politics and premium guitars

Blog by Scott Paul | October 13, 2011 2 comments

When we think of lumber we don’t always consider pianos, guitars, and violins. Yet these musical instruments tend to be made of some of the most valuable, exotic and sought-after woods on the planet, often originating from some of...

Keeping ‘green’ labels ‘green’: working together for a stronger FSC

Blog by Guest Post | June 26, 2013

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) was created in 1993 to allow companies and the public to identify products coming from responsibly managed forests. Two decades later, the FSC remains the only credible forest management certification system,...

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