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Illegal logging debate heats up in Papua New Guinea

Feature story | 11 August, 2006 at 16:56

The debate on illegal logging in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is heating up. Rimbunan Hijau (RH), the largest logging company in PNG, commissioned an Australian consultancy company, ITS-Global, to write a report attacking Greenpeace in an attempt to...

Rimbunan Hijau Can’t Handle The Truth

Publication | 11 August, 2006 at 14:11

In July 2006 an Australian consulting company, ITS-Global, published a report called “Whatever it Takes: Greenpeace's anti-forestry campaign in Papua New Guinea".The report was paid for by Rimbunan Hijau (RH), the largest foreign owned logging...

The best of the blogs from the Paradise Forests

Feature story | 2 June, 2006 at 2:00

The Paradise Forests weblog features contributions from international volunteers at the Global Forest Rescue Station in Lake Murray, a remote area in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea.Our campaigners and activists on board our flagship,...

Greenpeace Forest Campaigner Sam Moko talks

Image | 31 May, 2006 at 13:02

Greenpeace Forest Campaigner Sam Moko talks to Rimbunan Hijau security guards while attempting to deliver Rimbunan Hijau with the Golden Chainsaw Award.

A Rimbunan Hijau security guard asks Greenpeace

Image | 31 May, 2006 at 13:00

A Rimbunan Hijau security guard asks Greenpeace activists to leave the Rimbunan Hijau office when they tried to present the company with the Golden Chainsaw award.

Activists intimidated as logging company reacts violently to peaceful approach

Feature story | 31 May, 2006 at 2:00

True to form, Asia's biggest logging company, Rimbunan Hijau (RH), intimidated and detained six of our activists who attempted to present them with a ‘Golden Chainsaw’ award for forest destruction.

Rimbunan Hijau Group: Thirty Years of Forest Plunder

Publication | 31 May, 2006 at 1:00

Rimbunan Hijau is responsible for many large scale destructive logging operations in countries across the Paradise Forests. It is amongst the leading timber giants in Malaysia, whilst in Papua New Guinea it has close to a monopoly on all logging...

Men

Image | 26 May, 2006 at 12:42

Men, women and children carry the eco-timber out of the forest, to a waiting barge. Eco-timber is milled on the spot where the tree was felled, thus causing minimal damage to the forest.

Sep Galeva

Image | 26 May, 2006 at 12:36

Sep Galeva, of the Kuni tribe, invited Greenpeace and other organisations to help the people of Lake Murray establish eco-forestry projects. Sep is pictured as the first eco-timber shipment is loaded onto a barge.

The GFRS volunteers and landowners rescued

Image | 26 May, 2006 at 12:30

The GFRS volunteers and landowners rescued this barge from the bottom of Lake Murray. It was restored and decorated before being loaded with the first shipment of local eco-timber.

Our legacy in Lake Murray

Feature story | 26 May, 2006 at 2:00

After three months, our Global Forest Rescue Station (GFRS) in remote Papua New Guinea has come to an end.

The first shipment of eco

Image | 26 May, 2006 at 2:00

The first shipment of eco-timber from Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea, sets off. Greenpeace and other organisations has spent the past three months in PNG, training Lake Murray landowners to start a small-scale, community -run eco-timber business.

The Fly River

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 11:30

The Fly River, near Lake Murray in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. The run-off from destructive and illegal logging pollutes these waterways.

Beautiful Lake Murray

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 11:27

Beautiful Lake Murray, in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. The forests in this region are under threat from illegal and destructive logging.

A dramatic view of the sky and Lake Murray

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 11:24

A dramatic view of the sky and Lake Murray.

Collecting wood to build a house in Kubut

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 11:22

Collecting wood to build a house in Kubut Village.

Men from the Catfish Clan navagate through

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 11:19

Men from the Catfish Clan navagate through reeds as they depart for a hunting camp on the banks of Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea.

A boy from the Catfish clan with a praying

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 11:17

A boy from the Catfish clan with a praying mantis on his head in Kubut Village, Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea.

A baby sits on his mother's lap while she

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 11:14

A baby sits on his mother's lap while she weaves a traditional basket. Kubut Village, Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea -

Villagers await the arrival of a small plane

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 11:11

Villagers await the arrival of a small plane at Lake Murray's airstrip.

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