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The Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement: one year on!

Feature story | May 18, 2011 at 21:35

A year after the signing and announcement of the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA), there has been significant progress on implementation.

Cree Heritage Park a first step to save the Broadback Valley

Feature story | May 17, 2011 at 10:00

Greenpeace supports the announcement by Quebec to create the Assinica Cree Heritage Park over 3,000 square kilometers of Oujé-Bougoumou Cree Nation territory but points out it is only a first step in saving the Broadback Valley conservation hotspot.

One year after Nestlé committed to giving rainforests a break

Feature story | May 23, 2011 at 9:40

It’s now been one year since pressure from thousands of people around the world convinced the world’s largest food and drink company - Nestlé - to give Indonesian rainforests and their inhabitants a break by removing products responsible for...

Trees can be endangered too and this one is in trouble

Blog by Danielle Van Oijen | July 16, 2014

When one thinks of endangered species, the usual large animals spring to mind. Elephants, tigers, rhinos. And quite rightly they are the ones who get the lion’s share of the attention at the meeting of the standing committee of the Convention on...

SHUTDOWN! Forest destruction blocked by Greenpeace to save the climate

Feature story | November 11, 2009 at 18:00

UPDATE: November 18, 2009 - Two Greenpeace activists from Germany and Italy and two members of the press from India and Italy, all of whom were traveling on valid business and journalist visas, were picked up and detained by Indonesian police.

Kimberly Clark Receives a 2-Ply Confrontation by Greenpeace

Feature story | June 29, 2008 at 18:00

Greenpeace and Kimberly-Clark have announced the successful resolution of the Kleercut campaign as the maker of Kleenex has established a new sustainability policy focused on protecting endangered forests. Go to www.greenpeace.org/kleercut to...

Millions of hectares of Amazon rainforest threatened by the great chainsaw massacre

Blog by Annette Cotter | May 27, 2011

On May 24, Brazilian politicians took a decisive step towards opening the door to massive new Amazon deforestation, by voting in favor of radical changes to the Brazilian Forest Code - the primary legal instrument for protecting the...

Tongass wildlands get big win in court

Blog by Larry Edwards | March 10, 2011 3 comments

Last week brought a big legal victory for Greenpeace and other plaintiffs, in a judgment voiding the Forest Service’s exemption of the Tongass National Forest from the Roadless Rule. The case, Organized Village of Kake v. USDA was in U...

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