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Update: Forest fires in Russia

Blog entry by jmckeati | 15 August, 2010 2 comments

As wildfires in Russia spread to areas hit by nuclear fallout from Chernobyl, Greenpeace Russia continues to provide Russian citizens – and the international media – with up-to-date information on the real extent of the forest fires...

Indonesian President praises us for criticising forest policy

Blog entry by Ruben | 29 April, 2010

Originally p osted by Laura on April 9, 2010 3:20 PM Guest blogged by Jamie ( original post on GP UK ) - It's three weeks since we launched our Nestlé campaign and, thanks to the fantastic support we've received, it's...

Rising high to tell Brazilian President ‘Stop the Chainsaws’

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | 27 October, 2011

Almost one year ago to the day, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said something that made a lot of sense:   “ Brazil can expand its agricultural production without cutting .”  I agree. One year later, however, the president appears...

Protecting Europe’s last remaining lowland forest

Blog entry by Dominik, Greenpeace Poland | 19 November, 2010 9 comments

The last remaining European lowland forest can be found at the junction of two countries: Poland and Belarus. The Białowieska Forest is all that remains of an ancient forest that once stretched between the Ural Mountains and Spain. A...

Govs show Indonesian forests the money: 4 billion fund for forest protection

Blog entry by Laura K. | 28 May, 2010 5 comments

Indonesian forests got some love and some money this week. The money came in the form of a 4 billion USD fund contributed to by seven wealthy countries - US, UK, Norway, Germany, Australia, Japan and France - to be used for forest...

Conflict over Khimki Forest continues

Blog entry by Asti Roesle, Forest Campaigner | 17 May, 2011 2 comments

Elena Kostuchenko is a journalist for Russian paper Novaya Gazeta who has been covering the struggle to save Khimki Forest, she speaks here about the social conflict and involvement of French company Vinci. The situation in the ...

French construction firm Vinci involved in scandalous destruction of Russian forest

Blog entry by Asti Roesle, Forest Campaigner | 2 May, 2011 25 comments

A Greenpeace Russia activist surveys the damage to the protected Khimki Forest. Image: Vadim Kantor Protected Russian forest is being destroyed in order to build a new toll highway between Moscow and St. Petersburg. The campaign...

Historic Indonesian forest protection deal at risk from industry

Blog entry by Laura K. | 23 November, 2010 3 comments

Image: Will Rose / Greenpeace Norway and Indonesia are about to make history. A 1 billion USD forest protection deal between these two countries could help set Indonesia on a low-carbon development pathway and become a positive...

Market Life

Blog entry by gillo | 9 November, 2009

From Suzette, communications coordinator at the Climate Defenders Camp in Indonesia It almost feels like a home coming. Landing back in Indonesia and then travelling into the back-blocks of Sumatra. In the last few years I’ve been...

Greenpeace Canada: Canadian-made nuclear reactor too dangerous to build

Blog entry by Justin | 3 December, 2008

The new report commissioned by Greenpeace warns that Canada’s CANDU-6 nuclear reactor, designed by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) in the 1970s, is unsafe and too dangerous to build according to modern regulatory standards. The...

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