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Gazprom wants to build a gas pipeline through a unique nature reserve

Blog entry by Irina Kozlovskikh | 5 December, 2017 1 comment

As if fossil fuels weren’t bad enough already. Now Gazprom wants to build the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline through the unique  Kurgalsky Nature Reserve .   We can’t let that happen. Over 38,000 people in Russia have...

I don’t want to be a part of the problem

Blog entry by Khalimat Tekeeva | 6 March, 2017

My name is Khalia, I have been working with Greenpeace Russia for more than three years to try and make our planet a better place. I love The Great Northern Forest for its wild beauty, for the inspiration it offers to anyone who...

INFOGRAPHIC: What you should know about the heart of the Amazon

Blog entry by Alia Lassal | 27 May, 2016

The Tapajós River is one of the last free-flowing rivers in the entire Brazilian Amazon. But this river in the heart of the rainforest and the people and ecosystems that depend on it face a serious threat. Here’s what you need to...

UAV footage of massive forest fires as Indonesia’s carbon bomb explodes

Press release | 7 October, 2015 at 8:00

Jakarta, 7 October 2015 - Shocking UAV footage captured by Greenpeace Southeast Asia field researchers shows the massive underground peat fires burning across Indonesia.

Orgullosos de formar parte de la resolución del FSC

Blog entry by Judy Rodrigues | 14 September, 2015

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The huge scale of illegal logging in DRC laid bare

Blog entry by Irène Wabiwa | 28 January, 2013

Deep in the vast rainforest of the Democratic Republic of Congo, chainsaws are buzzing. Heavy machinery rumbles and growls, as loggers slice their way through the forest. Three newly published investigations have confirmed that...

Fight for PNG’s stolen forests

Slideshow | 26 July, 2012

JBS Scorecard

Publication | 26 June, 2012 at 19:00

JBS Scorecard Summary Update

Forest Solutions

Slideshow | 12 June, 2012

KFC Action

Slideshow | 29 May, 2012

Pig Iron Occupation, Sao Luis.

Slideshow | 29 May, 2012

Banner Action at Yum! Headquarters

Image | 24 May, 2012 at 14:51

Greenpeace activists place a banner on the front of a building at Yum! Brands international headquarters in Louisville. The banner exhibited a photo of an endangered Sumatran tiger and a message reading "KFC Stop Trashing My Home." Greenpeace...

Rising high to tell Brazilian President ‘Stop the Chainsaws’

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | 27 October, 2011

Almost one year ago to the day, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said something that made a lot of sense:   “ Brazil can expand its agricultural production without cutting .”  I agree. One year later, however, the president appears...

Conflict over Khimki Forest continues

Blog entry by Asti Roesle, Forest Campaigner | 17 May, 2011 2 comments

Elena Kostuchenko is a journalist for Russian paper Novaya Gazeta who has been covering the struggle to save Khimki Forest, she speaks here about the social conflict and involvement of French company Vinci. The situation in the ...

French construction firm Vinci involved in scandalous destruction of Russian forest

Blog entry by Asti Roesle, Forest Campaigner | 2 May, 2011 25 comments

A Greenpeace Russia activist surveys the damage to the protected Khimki Forest. Image: Vadim Kantor Protected Russian forest is being destroyed in order to build a new toll highway between Moscow and St. Petersburg. The campaign...

Finnish Forest Rescued!

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 16 December, 2010 20 comments

Real change rarely comes quickly as we would like – it’s one of the tough lessons of environmental campaigning. But when it eventually does arrive, it can be very, very sweet, like the satisfaction of saving an immense forest in the...

Historic Indonesian forest protection deal at risk from industry

Blog entry by Laura K. | 23 November, 2010 3 comments

Image: Will Rose / Greenpeace Norway and Indonesia are about to make history. A 1 billion USD forest protection deal between these two countries could help set Indonesia on a low-carbon development pathway and become a positive...

Protecting Europe’s last remaining lowland forest

Blog entry by Dominik, Greenpeace Poland | 19 November, 2010 9 comments

The last remaining European lowland forest can be found at the junction of two countries: Poland and Belarus. The Białowieska Forest is all that remains of an ancient forest that once stretched between the Ural Mountains and Spain. A...

Extinguishing Steppe Forest Fire in Russia

Slideshow | 10 September, 2010

Extinguishing Steppe Fire in Russia 2

Image | 6 September, 2010 at 10:30

Greenpeace activists and volunteers help to extinguish a steppe fire at night, in Volgogradsky region in Russia. Greenpeace / Igor Podgorny

Greenpeace campaigner fights fires in Russia

Image | 16 August, 2010 at 16:11

Mikhail Kreindli, Greenpeace Russia campaigner along with a volunteer, extinguishes the fire with the aid of a backpack extinguisher. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

Forest fires in Russia

Slideshow | 16 August, 2010

Update: Forest fires in Russia

Blog entry by jmckeati | 15 August, 2010 2 comments

As wildfires in Russia spread to areas hit by nuclear fallout from Chernobyl, Greenpeace Russia continues to provide Russian citizens – and the international media – with up-to-date information on the real extent of the forest fires...

Volunteers fight fires in Russia

Image | 19 July, 2010 at 16:00

Greenpeace volunteers extinguish fires with the aid of a backpack extinguisher. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

Forest after fires in Russia

Image | 19 July, 2010 at 16:00

Forest after the fire. Mesherskiy national park, nearly 200 km from Moscow. Greenpeace Russia has deployed a team of 6 staff and 14 volunteers tracking fires in the field. The team is currently monitoring the situation between Moscow and the...

Forest Fires in Russia 2

Image | 19 July, 2010 at 15:30

Fire in the forests of Mesherskiy national park, nearly 200 km from Moscow. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

Greenpeace volunteers fight forest fires in Russia

Image | 19 July, 2010 at 15:30

Greenpeace Russia volunteer Valentin extinguishes fires near in a national park near Moscow. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

Mikhail Kreindlin fights fires in Russia

Image | 19 July, 2010 at 15:30

Mikhail Kreindlin, Greenpeace Russia campaigner, extinguishes the fire with the aid of a backpack extinguisher. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

Volunteer Maria fights fires in Russia

Image | 19 July, 2010 at 15:00

Maria, a Greenpeace volunteer extinguishes the fire with the aid of a backpack extinguisher. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

Burned Forest near Moscow, Russia

Image | 19 July, 2010 at 15:00

Dead forest in the Moscow region, nearly 120 km from the city. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

Mikhail Kreindlin fights fires in Russia

Image | 16 July, 2010 at 14:30

Mikhail Kreindlin, Greenpeace Russia campaigner, extinguishes the fire with the aid of a backpack extinguisher.

Forest Fires in Russia

Image | 12 July, 2010 at 15:00

Strong fires in the forest of Mesherskiy national park, nearly 200 km from Moscow. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

Volunteer Valentin fights fires in Russia

Image | 12 July, 2010 at 15:00

Valentin, a Greenpeace volunteer extinguishes the fire with a hose. Read more. © Igor Podgorny / Greenpeace

Govs show Indonesian forests the money: 4 billion fund for forest protection

Blog entry by Laura K. | 28 May, 2010 5 comments

Indonesian forests got some love and some money this week. The money came in the form of a 4 billion USD fund contributed to by seven wealthy countries - US, UK, Norway, Germany, Australia, Japan and France - to be used for forest...

Landmark pact reached to protect Canada's Boreal Forest

Feature story | 18 May, 2010 at 16:43

Today the biggest, most ambitious forest conservation deal ever has been announced: The Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement. After more than seven years of hard-fought campaigning to end the on-going destruction of Canada's Boreal Forest, Greenpeace...

Canadian Forest Industry and Environmental Groups sign world’s largest conservation...

Press release | 18 May, 2010 at 16:15

Toronto/Montreal, May 18, 2010: Today 21 member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), and nine leading environmental organizations, unveiled an unprecedented agreement – the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement – that applies...

Indonesian President praises us for criticising forest policy

Blog entry by Ruben | 29 April, 2010

Originally p osted by Laura on April 9, 2010 3:20 PM Guest blogged by Jamie ( original post on GP UK ) - It's three weeks since we launched our Nestlé campaign and, thanks to the fantastic support we've received, it's...

Forests

Background | 20 April, 2010 at 16:06

Here you can find the reports related to our Forests campaign

Celebrating 10 Years in the Amazon

Video | 16 April, 2010 at 16:54

Greenpeace is celebrating ten years of victories for the Amazon Rainforest.

April 8: A solar plane; a palm oil retreat; and a landmark treaty, ready to be signed

Blog entry by danielkramb | 8 April, 2010

Sunrise over a cleared peatland forest near Teluk Meranti in Kampar Peninsula. The good news first: the prototype of a solar-powered plane has had its first full test flight – and it went well. The plane, which has the same wingspan...

Nestlé needs to give rainforests a real break

Feature story | 23 March, 2010 at 0:00

Nestlé has remained relatively silent since issuing its initial statement of contract cancellations with palm oil supplier Sinar Mas. This is despite the fact that it is still receiving a barrage of complaints and criticism via its Facebook page...

Have a Break?

Video | 17 March, 2010 at 16:07

We all deserve to have a break - but having one shouldn't involve taking a bite out of Indonesia's precious rainforests. We're asking Nestlé to give rainforests and orang-utans a break and stop buying palm oil from destroyed forests.

Caught Red Handed

Image | 17 March, 2010 at 8:07

Caught Red Handed

Activists dressed as orangutans at Nestle's HQ in Croydon

Image | 17 March, 2010 at 0:00

Activists dressed as orangutans with banners and barrels reading "Nestle: Killer" target the confectionary giant over the use of palm oil in their products. Destruction of the rainforest for palm oil is destroying habitat of the endangered orangutan.

Give me a break

Image | 17 March, 2010 at 0:00

Give me a break - A Greenpeace billboard near the Nestle HQ in Croydon, London, urges the confectionary giant to stop buying palm oil from the biggest and most destructive palm oil producer – the Sinar Mas Group.

Give me a break

Image | 17 March, 2010 at 0:00

Nestlé is buying palm oil from companies who are destroying orang-utan habitat.

Market Life

Blog entry by gillo | 9 November, 2009

From Suzette, communications coordinator at the Climate Defenders Camp in Indonesia It almost feels like a home coming. Landing back in Indonesia and then travelling into the back-blocks of Sumatra. In the last few years I’ve been...

Saving Sumatra's Peatland Forests

Video | 26 October, 2009 at 16:02

In order to protect the planet's climate, it is crucial to save what is left of the world's forests. Sumatra, Indonesia is home to unique peat-land forests harboring some of the world's carbon richest soil. We cannot afford to let them go up in...

Slaughtering the Amazon

Publication | 1 June, 2009 at 0:00

The cattle sector in the Brazilian Amazon is the largest driver of deforestation in the world, responsible for one in every eight hectares destroyed globally. Efforts to halt global deforestation emissions must tackle this sector.

Smoke from forest fires in Giam Siak Kecil

Image | 19 February, 2009 at 14:46

Smoke from man made forest fires in the RAPP concession in Giam Siak Kecil area to clear land for palm oil plantations. This photo was recently delivered to Hillary Clinton as she visited Indonesia along with an open letter calling for her...

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