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A flower in Kubut Village

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 11:09

A flower in Kubut Village, Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea

Men chop down a tree chosen as suitable for

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 10:42

Men chop down a tree chosen as suitable for canoe making. Boats are the main form of transport in the Lake Murray region.

GFRS volunteer Anne Klaasen

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 10:30

GFRS volunteer Anne Klaasen, from The Netherlands, poses in a canoe on Lake Murray. The pictured was published used in a photo spread in a Dutch magazine.

Foresters work on establishing a baseline

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 10:51

Foresters work on establishing a baseline at Mumus camp. From the baseline, the foresters sample the harvestable trees in a small portion of the forest management area. This sample of between 1-5% of the area gives a good picture of the variety...

Japanese volunteer Yu Shirai (r) and Dutch

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 10:46

Japanese volunteer Yu Shirai (r) and Dutch volunteer Klaas De Jong hug a tree as they help out with forest demarcation in Mumus, by measuring the diameter of a tree.

Sago leaves silhoueted against the sky at

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 10:42

Sago leaves silhoueted against the sky at Mumus, Lake Murray

Volunteers travel around Lake Murray

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 10:37

Volunteers travel around Lake Murray, to assist in the boundary marking of tribal land. The Global Forest Rescue Station began after Lake Murray landowners invited Greenpeace and our partners to help set up sustainable ecoforestry practices in...

Meal preparation at Lake Murray

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 9:13

Meal preparation at Lake Murray. Sago, taro, and fruits are all harvested from the 'forest supermarket'. Protein is acquired by hunting wild pigs, birds, wallabies and deer. Fish are caught from the lake. When the villagers have money, rice,...

Jammy shows off a tasty snack

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 9:08

Jammy shows off a tasty snack - sago grubs. Sago forms a staple part of the Lake Murray diet.

Children playing on the shore of Lake Murray

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 8:58

Children playing on the shore of Lake Murray. Eco-forestry initiatives in the region will help pay for the education of these youngsters.

Villagers carry parts of a mobile saw mill

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 8:55

Villagers carry parts of a mobile saw mill. The portable mill will be used by the Lake Murray tribes who are preparing to start their own eco-forestry business.

People travel on a canoe at sunset

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 8:52

People travel on a canoe at sunset, near the Ogia village. Some clans have a motor boat. Most families build their own dug-out canoe.

Jammy carries a wild pig

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 8:42

Jammy carries a wild pig. The people of Lake Murray region live a largely subsistence lifestyle, hunting and gathering food and growing their own sago crop.

Slice of paradise arrives in Japan

Feature story | 11 May, 2006 at 10:25

First we intercepted the MV Ardhianto when it was loading a thousand cubic metres of destructively logged plywood in Sorong harbour, Papua. Today, as the ship prepared to unload a slice of the Paradise Forests in Yokohama harbour, Japan, our...

Campaigners Hapsoro and Yuka Ozaki bear witness

Image | 11 May, 2006 at 10:14

Campaigners Hapsoro and Yuka Ozaki bear witness as the MV Ardhianto unloads its cargo of plywood from the Paradise Forests. The company involved in this protest, Kayu Lapis Indonesia’s (KLI), is being investigated by the Indonesian government...

The MV Ardhianto unloading one thousand cubic

Image | 11 May, 2006 at 10:07

The MV Ardhianto unloading one thousand cubic metres of destructively logged plywood from the Paradise Forests. Japan is the world’s largest importer of Indonesian plywood. Much of this plywood is used in construction and is thrown away once it...

Activists ask a pertinent question as the

Image | 11 May, 2006 at 9:58

Activists ask a pertinent question as the MV Ardhianto unloads plywood from the Paradise Forests ion to the dock at Yokohama harbour.

Local land owners attend a meeting on Forest

Image | 10 May, 2006 at 7:16

Local land owners attend a meeting on Forest Management, Lake Murray area, PNG

Local land owners

Image | 10 May, 2006 at 7:09

Local land owners, Greenpeace activists and volunteers look at demarcation maps at the Global Forest Rescue Station.

A man builds a house with materials he collected

Image | 10 May, 2006 at 6:51

A man builds a house with materials he collected in the forest, wood and sago - the only thing he needed to buy were the nails.

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