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Greenpeace activists paint 'Forest Destruction

Image | 4 September, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists paint 'Forest Destruction, Climate Crime, Moratorium Now' on barges holding illegally felled trees in Paia port, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Thursday 4th September 2008.

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza'

Image | 3 September, 2008 at 3:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza', and assisted by local land owners, halt the loading of illegally logged trees onto the 'Harbour Gemini' ship from the rainforests of Papua New Guinea, in Paia inlet, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea.

Greenpeace activists abseiled off the top

Image | 7 May, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists abseiled off the top of the Crowne Plaza hotel in Port Moresby, where delegates were gathering for the start of the 42nd International Tropical Timber Organization’s (ITTO) committee meeting, and unfurled a banner which read...

A loader sits atop a portion of the outward

Image | 11 April, 2006 at 3:00

A loader sits atop a portion of the outward bound shipment onboard the ship MV Ardhianto as it is being loaded with a large consignment of plywood from some of the world’s most endangered forests, the Paradise Forests of Asia Pacific.

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

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.

Containers of plywood destined for Antwerp

Image | 5 February, 2004 at 1:00

Containers of plywood destined for Antwerp, Belgium waiting to be loaded on to a Maltese bulk carrier, the Greveno, anchored near the mouth of Lamandau River, Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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.

Rainbow Warrior blocking the tanker MT Westama

Image | 15 November, 2007 at 1:00

Rainbow Warrior blocking the tanker MT Westama, which is loading over 30,000 tonnes of palm oil.

Police at a Greenpeace protest at the Admiralty

Image | 7 February, 2007 at 1:00

Police at a Greenpeace protest at the Admiralty Arch wing of the Cabinet Office in London. Greenpeace were protesting the use of illegally logged rainforest timber in the building's refurbishment.

The China Forest Rescue Station is housed

Image | 5 April, 2006 at 8:02

The China Forest Rescue Station is housed in a traditional Chinese courtyard in Beijing

Close

Image | 3 April, 2006 at 2:00

Close-up view of the Paradise Forests, at Lake Murray., Western Province, Papua New Guinea

Greenpeace volunteer Florian Asis Schultz

Image | 3 April, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace volunteer Florian Asis Schultz on a boat with hunters on Lake Murray.

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.

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.

A "sing sing" to welcome a sawmill to the

Image | 15 March, 2006 at 1:00

A "sing sing" to welcome a sawmill to the Lake Murray area of Western Province, Papua New Guinea

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.

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.

Local land owner and forestry activist

Image | 1 September, 2005 at 2:00

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

A Rimbunan Hijau truck picking up logs from

Image | 1 January, 2002 at 1:00

A Rimbunan Hijau truck picking up logs from the Baram valley area. The Penan are one of the few remaining nomadic peoples of the rain forest. Their homeland in the Malaysian state of Sarawak is undergoing one of the highest rates of logging on earth.

Dana Bariga

Image | 3 April, 2006 at 12:16

Dana Bariga, a man from the Catfish clan makes an oar out of malney wood in Kubut Village on Lake Murray.

'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.

Boundary marking

Image | 1 September, 2005 at 2:00

Boundary marking, Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea.

Papua New Guinea

Image | 1 August, 2003 at 2:00

Papua New Guinea - Hokowe Pamowe, headman of the Batamoa clan of the Kosuo tribe (cassowary tribe) surveys a recently constructed logging road and bridge over the Aworra River. The river is important to the local people for fishing and there is...

Indonesian Greenpeace activist Romadon Canarisla

Image | 27 November, 2008 at 17:18

Indonesian Greenpeace activist Romadon Canarisla from the MY Esperanza climbs the anchor chain of the tanker ‘Gran Couva’ and braves the crew’s water hoses. The tanker is carrying 27,000 metric tonnes of crude palm oil for the Wilmar company...

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.

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.

A boy climbing on a tree branch on the shores

Image | 11 April, 2006 at 3:00

A boy climbing on a tree branch on the shores of Lake Murray in Papua New Guinea. The income from eco-forestry will be used to help educate local children.

One of the many villages in Lake Murray in

Image | 11 April, 2006 at 3:00

One of the many villages in Lake Murray in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea.

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.

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.

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

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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