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Carving up the Congo - Part 4

Publication | April 11, 2007 at 0:00

Carving up the Congo - Part 3

Publication | April 11, 2007 at 0:00

Carving up the Congo - Part 2

Publication | April 11, 2007 at 0:00

Rimbunan Hijau Group: Thirty Years of Forest Plunder

Publication | September 1, 2006 at 0:00

Developed countries, in their search for ever cheaper timber products are fuelling the drive for cheap timber and thus provide the financial incentive for robber barons to continue their destruction across the world’s last ancient forests.

"Protect Life on Earth Today : Tanjung Putin National Park under siege"

Publication | January 1, 2004 at 0:00

Illegal logging is rampant and out of control in Indonesia. In Central Kalimantan, the once pristine Tanjung Puting National Park is one of many protected areas under siege by illegal and destructive logging from the country’s corrupt timber...

"Facing Reality: how to stop the import of illegal timber in Europe"

Publication | April 1, 2004 at 0:00

A Greenpeace report with WWF and FERN. It includes comments on the European FLEGT Action Plan and recommendations on how the EU can tackle illegal and destructive logging and its associated trade.

"Mission possible" : une interdiction du bois illégal au niveau européen

Press release | January 31, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Une étude financée par le gouvernement britannique, publiée aujourd’hui, indique qu’une interdiction au niveau européen des importations de bois illégal est une option réglementaire crédible, ce qui confirme l’opinion des ONG...

Le Président de l’Union européenne impliqué dans les crimes forestiers : Greenpeace...

Press release | September 19, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Un rapport rendu public ce jour par Greenpeace révèle que du bois illégalement exploité en Russie est librement importé par des scieries finlandaises, notamment par Stora Enso, qui est partiellement détenue par l’Etat...

Du bois tropical d’origine suspecte utilisé dans la construction d’un bâtiment de l’UE

Press release | December 1, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Il y a deux ans et demi, Greenpeace révélait que les chantiers des bâtiments de l’UE étaient le “théâtre de crimes forestiers”, la Commission a depuis lors admis que 1000m2 de bois utilisés pour la réfection du bâtiment...

EU bans illegal timber

Press release | July 7, 2010 at 0:00

Strasbourg, International — Europe will finally close its doors to the destructive illegal timber trade after agreeing far-reaching new legislation.

European governments reject stronger legislation on illegal logging

Press release | December 15, 2009 at 18:31

While negotiations to limit the global climate impact of deforestation are underway in Copenhagen, European governments blocked proposals to improve draft legislation to prevent illegal wood and wood products from being placed on the EU market.

European Parliament plenary vote on EU timber law: One step closer to a brighter...

Press release | April 22, 2009 at 12:37

Brussels, Belgium — In a landmark vote today, the European Parliament plenary has supported the recommendations of its environment committee to strictly control timber and timber products sold on the EU market. Agriculture ministers will now have...

Greenpeace statement on the European Parliament environment committee vote on the EU...

Press release | February 17, 2009 at 9:53

Brussels, Belgium — Today, the members of the environment committee of the European Parliament voted to significantly strengthen the draft EU law on timber.

Environment groups: MEPs must improve EU timber law

Press release | February 16, 2009 at 10:58

Brussels, Belgium — Tomorrow, members of the European Parliament’s environment committee will vote on crucial amendments to the Commission’s timber law proposal. The legislation aims to regulate the EU timber market and to tackle the problem of...

Commission forest package won't get us out of the woods

Press release | October 17, 2008 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — The European Commission package of measures to tackle deforestation and illegal logging falls far short of the resolute response needed to tackle the climate and biodiversity crisis, said Greenpeace today. If the EU is serious...

EU biofuels target must go

Press release | July 7, 2008 at 0:00

International environment and development organisations are today calling on the European Union to withdraw proposals to massively expand the use of biofuels. The call follows the publication of a major report [1] by the UK government into the...

New illegal logging import scandal on eve of EU and Asian ministerial

Press release | April 23, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Greenpeace today released a Crime File exposing a new illegal timber scandal in Europe, on the eve of a meeting between Asian and EU government ministers, which will address measures to tackle deforestation as well as climate...

“Mission possible” - EU ban on illegal timber

Press release | January 31, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — A UK government-funded study published today says that an EU ban on illegal timber imports is a credible option, confirming NGO and independent legal opinion (1). The position of environmental groups Greenpeace and WWF is...

Tests find rainforest-destroying biofuels common at filling stations - EU rules to blame

Press release | July 19, 2011 at 0:01

19 July 2011, Brussels – Drivers are unknowingly helping to destroy rainforests because of the growing use of harmful biofuels in diesel, tests at filling stations reveal.

Biodiesel tested: How Europe’s biofuels policy threatens the climate

Publication | July 19, 2011 at 0:01

Greenpeace tested diesel at filling stations across Europe in 2011, discovering worrying amounts of rainforest-destroying biofuels.

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