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“We are people already sold” say voices from Congo rainforests

Blog entry by Susanne Breitkopf, Greenpeace USA | October 6, 2011

Approximately 40 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo depend on the rainforest for their basic needs, such as medicine, food or shelter. In this image a local fisherman guides his boat through the waters of Lac Tumba...

Voices Of The Forest

Image gallery | October 8, 2012

Endangered Sumatran Tiger Dies in Trap on APP Concession

Blog entry by Laura K. and Mike Baillie | July 26, 2011

Warning : this blog contains images and video footage that may upset you. Recently word came to our Greenpeace office in Indonesia that a Sumatran tiger was stuck in an animal trap in the province of Riau. It had been snared for...

Salonga National Park Aerial

Image | October 28, 2008 at 9:59

frica's largest tropical rainforest reserve. With its 33.350 km2, the park is larger then Belgium. The park's wildlife is under threat from large scale illegal poaching operations. Logging is expanding in the rainforest southwest of the park's...

The mysterious Okapi

Image | November 12, 2008 at 14:19

The mysterious Okapi, shown here in captivity, is only found in the dense rainforests of the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. This animal, a relative of the giraffe, is rarely seen in the wild.

Forest on the banks of the Congo river system

Image | January 10, 2004 at 9:04

Forest on the banks of the Congo river system, Equatorial province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Greenpeace fact finding tour aimed at documenting the social and environmental impacts of industrial logging.

A logger's children stand in front of afrormosia

Image | March 24, 2008 at 0:00

Children of a logger stand in front of Afrormosia logs in the SAFBOIS concession. Afrormosia is a protected tree species whose international trade is strictly regulated (listed under CITES Appendix II) .

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrives

Image | November 22, 2008 at 12:01

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrives in the DRC harbour of Matadi, the country's principal port for timber exports. The arrival of the ship marks the opening of the Greenpeace office in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Woman Welcomes MV Arctic Sunrise

Image | November 22, 2008 at 11:56

A woman waves to the Greenpeace ship MV Arctic Sunrise arriving in the port of Matadi. The ship is visiting the region in occasion of the launch of the Greenpeace Africa office in Kinshasa.

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