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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...

Rainbow Warrior ordered out of Indonesia - rainforest destruction allowed to stay

Blog entry by Rebecca | 25 October, 2010 5 comments

( Watch ' Saving Sumatra' ) Being a part of a Greenpeace ship tour is never boring. Generally, you expect the unexpected, and then you're surprised. But even by ship tour standards, the Rainbow Warrior's recent 'tour' of...

The Three "Ands"

Blog entry by mikeg | 16 December, 2009 1 comment

As Jamie reported yesterday, nongovernmental organization (NGO) delegations inside the Bella Center may have been dramatically reduced, but that doesn’t mean they can exclude our voice. We’re running lean, mean operations both inside...

Nuclear News for January 27th 2009

Blog entry by Justin | 28 January, 2009

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: International Herald Tribune: Siemens pulls out of nuclear venture with Areva ‘Siemens, the German engineering company, withdrew late Monday from a joint venture...

Cattle paths on a field in the Amazon

Image | 13 August, 2009 at 18:57

Aerial view of cattle in the facilities of

Image | 13 August, 2009 at 18:55

Livestock Farm in Brazil

Image | 7 April, 2009 at 18:50

01 June - Brazil. Cattle from the Amazon heading to a slaughterhouse in Mato Grosso. The cattle industry is the largest source of deforestation in the world and Brazil’s main source of CO2 emissions. Read more .

Cattle Ranching

Image | 26 August, 2009 at 18:22

A rancher on horse guides his cattle on a road. Cattle ranching is the primary driver of forest destruction in the Brazilian Amazon, with 79.5 per cent of deforested land used for cattle pastures.

Forest fires to clear land for cattle

Image | 9 June, 2009 at 18:17

Smoke from man made forest fires to clear land for cattle or crops.

Forest Fires in the Amazon

Image | 8 October, 2009 at 2:00

A view from the airplane of man made forest fires to clear land for cattle and farming, near the BR 163 road and the Flona do Trairao (Trairao National Forest). West of Itaituba National Forest.

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