"Finland: Forest crime file"

Publication - January 1, 2002
Even in a wealthy, forest-rich nation like Finland, industrial logging is jeopardising the survival of the country’s last ancient – or old-growth – forests. A Greenpeace investigation about forests crime in Finland.

Logging machinery opening roads into ancient forests in Savukoski, Northern Finland.

Author: Greenpeace International

Executive summary: While the threat to the world’s ancient tropical forests is well known, this problem is by no means limited to tropical regions. Indeed, the threat to the temperate and boreal forests of North America and Russia and to the last remnants of ancient forest in Europe is just as pressing as it is elsewhere.

Num. pages: 13