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Congo rainforest needs greater protection

Feature story | 19 January, 2009 at 13:06

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has recently completed a World Bank sponsored review of the logging industry with some positive results. Yet it has allowed an expansion of the industry to more than twice the recommended size.

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...

Forest Love

Video | 26 November, 2008 at 15:19

Papua: Indonesia's Last Forest Frontier

Video | 2 October, 2008 at 14:42

Papua is home to Indonesia's last remaining pristine forest. These areas are now under increasing threat from the encroaching palm oil industry.

Man made fires to clear land for cattle or

Image | 27 August, 2008 at 1:00

Man made fires to clear land for cattle or crops. Sao Felix Do Xingu Municipality, Para, Brazil.

Rainforest in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Image | 2 February, 2007 at 14:22

Expansion of logging into remaining areas of intact forests in the DRC will destroy globally critical carbon reserves and impact biodiversity.

Children peer through panels of wood in a

Image | 29 January, 2007 at 1:00

Children peer through panels of wood in a Sodefor log park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

A child in a forest dependent community in

Image | 23 October, 2006 at 1:00

A child in a forest dependent community in the Democratic Republic of Congo

A woman from a forest dependant community

Image | 21 October, 2006 at 1:00

A woman from a forest dependant community gathers firewood. Approximately 40 million people in the DRC depend on the rainforest for their basic needs, such as medicine, food or shelter. Despite being rich in natural resources, the Democratic...

Alaskan rainforest faces decimation

Feature story | 17 September, 2003 at 0:00

We've sent the largest ship in our fleet, the MV Esperanza, to Southeast Alaska to expose the impacts of industrial logging on the the Tongass National Forest (TNF), the largest forest in the US and one of the most diverse and irreplaceable...

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