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Marion Cotillard in the Congo: Episode 2

Video | July 7, 2010 at 13:30

In June 2010, Greenpeace took Oscar-winning French actress, Marion Cotillard, to visit the tropical rainforests in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this second of seven episodes, Raoul, who works for Greenpeace Africa, suggests a...

Marion Cotillard in the Congo: Episode 3

Video | August 6, 2010 at 10:10

In June 2010, Greenpeace took Oscar-winning French actress, Marion Cotillard, to visit the tropical rainforests in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this third of seven episodes, Marion leaves Oshwe by pirogue. All along the river...

Marion Cotillard in the Congo: Episode 4

Video | August 6, 2010 at 10:20

In June 2010, Greenpeace took Oscar-winning French actress, Marion Cotillard, to visit the tropical rainforests in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this fourth of seven episodes, after spending her first night in a forest village...

Marion Cotillard in the Congo: Episode 5

Video | August 6, 2010 at 10:30

In June 2010, Greenpeace took Oscar-winning French actress, Marion Cotillard, to visit the tropical rainforests in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this fifth of seven episodes, Marion meets Roger, a representative of local civil...

Marion Cotillard in the Congo: Episode 6

Video | August 6, 2010 at 10:40

In June 2010, Greenpeace took Oscar-winning French actress, Marion Cotillard, to visit the tropical rainforests in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this sixth of seven episodes, Marion goes to meet the villagers to understand how...

Marion Cotillard in the Congo: Episode 1

Video | July 7, 2010 at 11:33

In June 2010, Greenpeace took Oscar-winning French actress, Marion Cotillard, to visit the tropical rainforests in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this first of seven episodes, Marion arrives in Oshwe, and Grégoire of Greenpeace...

Marion Cotillard in the Congo: Episode 7

Video | August 16, 2010 at 11:44

In June 2010, Greenpeace took Oscar-winning French actress, Marion Cotillard, to visit the tropical rainforests in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In the last of the seven episodes, before leaving Oshwe, Marion is given a guide of...

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) .

Danzer sells its logging operations in the DRC — will its successor do any better?

Blog entry by Mike Baillie and Monica Davies | March 22, 2012

After months of rumours, it’s official: Danzer has sold its industrial logging operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Effective February 23 rd , its subsidiary Siforco (which holds logging rights to around 2,1...

Coming Soon: Sun-Powered Forest Radio

Blog entry by Michael Baillie, Augustine Kasambule | March 15, 2012

Oshwe is a forest community of around 22 000 people living deep in the indigenous rainforests of the DRC. Ringed by thick foliage and rivers, it can only be reached by plane from Kinshasa. There is no electricity in Oshwe, and no...

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.

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrives

Image | November 22, 2008 at 11:58

Local people welcome 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.

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.

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrives

Image | November 22, 2008 at 12:02

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.

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.

Protest in Oshwe, DRC

Image | September 23, 2010 at 13:32

Community representatives hold signs outside a three-day community meeting organised by logging giant SODEFOR. Having been the victim of many broken SODEFOR promises in the past, participants were skeptical about the company’s commitment to make...

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.

Oshwe communities protest against SODEFOR

Image | September 23, 2010 at 13:18

Hundreds of community representatives from Oshwe, Democratic Republic of the Congo, protesting at continued logging by SODEFOR (Société de Développement Frostier). Their demonstration took place outside a three-day community meeting organised by...

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