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Papuans welcome the Greenpeace flagship

Image | 14 March, 2006 at 1:00

Papuans welcome the Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, which sailed into Papua, Indonesia, for the first time today on a mission to protect the Paradise Forests, the last ancient forests in Asia-Pacific, from illegal and destructive logging.

Greenpeace protects rainforest 'Eden'

Press release | 14 March, 2006 at 1:00

The Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, sailed into the Indonesian province of Papua for the first time today as part of a global campaign to help protect the world’s last ancient forests. Greenpeace is on a mission to protect the Paradise...

The problem

Background | 10 March, 2006 at 7:03

Every year around the world, 7 million hectares of ancient forest are cleared or severely degraded. That's the equivalent of 30 football fields a minute.

Chains Of Destruction: The global trade in illegal timber and why Asia-Pacific...

Publication | 6 March, 2006 at 15:00

The governments who are party to the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) process have not implemented ANY rigorous measures to stop the illegal trade of timber from the region, despite the fact that they committed to do so in...

East Asian meeting on illega timber ban

Press release | 6 March, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace today called on participant countries to the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) to put words into action and take steps to seriously address the problem of illegal logging in the region.

Greenpeace volunteers Klaas Heindricus De

Image | 1 March, 2006 at 12:05

Greenpeace volunteers Klaas Heindricus De Jong (2nd R) of the Netherlands, and Florian Asis Schultz of Germany (R) help local foresters as they mark the territorial boundaries of the Cuscus clan lands on the banks of Lake Murray.

Saving Paradise

Feature story | 1 March, 2006 at 1:00

In the remote Paradise Forests of Papua New Guinea, illegal and destructive logging continues to threaten both the local communities and the fragile ecosystem. So we have launched a major initiative to help indigenous communities establish their...

People of Paradise

Background | 28 February, 2006 at 11:50

Millions of people live under the canopies of the Paradise Forests. These communities enjoy a relationship with the forests that we cannot even imagine. The cultural diversity of these communities is astonishing.

Slideshows

Background | 28 February, 2006 at 11:24

Protecting Paradise

Press release | 28 February, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace today launched a major initiative to help protect Asia Pacific's last remaining ancient rainforests - the so-called 'Paradise Forests' (1) - by unveiling its Global Forest Rescue Station in a remote part of Papua New Guinea.

Paradise Under Threat

Publication | 28 February, 2006 at 1:00

Ancient forests are one of the planet’s vital natural resources. Thousands of years old, they are primary and old growth forests found in a variety of climates from temperate to tropical regions of the world.Some of the ancient forests under...

Men perform traditional songs and dances

Image | 28 February, 2006 at 1:00

Men perform traditional songs and dances to welcome the Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior in to the Port Moresby Harbour.

"Mud men" perform traditional dances to welcome

Image | 28 February, 2006 at 1:00

"Mud men" perform traditional dances to welcome the arrival of the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior.

'Mud men' perform traditional dances

Image | 28 February, 2006 at 1:00

February 2006 - Papua New Guinea. 'Mud men' perform traditional dances to welcome the arrival of the Rainbow Warrior on a forests tour in Port Moresby's harbour.

Welcome at Mersby

Image | 28 February, 2006 at 1:00

'Mud men' perform traditional dances to welcome the arrival of the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior in Port Moresby's harbour.

Map of Paradise Forests

Image | 26 February, 2006 at 23:59

Map of Paradise Forests

Greenpeace Global Forest Rescue Station (GFRS)

Image | 24 February, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace Global Forest Rescue Station (GFRS) on the banks of Lake Murray.

Merbau timber from Indonesia stored at the

Image | 11 January, 2006 at 2:00

Merbau timber from Indonesia stored at the Yuzhou Wood Market on the banks of the River Pearl, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China.

Road to Amazon destruction?

Generic multimedia item | 1 January, 2006 at 1:00

How the upgrading of a major highway in the Amazon threatens the forest by opening it up for soya plantations and illegal logging.

Local land owner and forestry activist

Image | 1 September, 2005 at 2:00

Local land owner and forestry activist, Sep Galeva (centre) and Greenpeace Team, Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea.

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