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Kids for Forests

Feature story | 17 February, 2004 at 1:00

A lot of important politicians are currently doing a lot of talking about preserving the diversity of life on Earth at a global UN meeting. Unfortunately talking is just about the only thing they have been doing to preserve life on Earth for the...

Omanie Sakapeso from the Papua New Guinea

Image | 16 February, 2004 at 1:00

Omanie Sakapeso from the Papua New Guinea wears his traditional head dress during the UN Summit for Life on Earth (the Convention of Biological Diversity). His presence at the CBD is part of the Greenpeace "Kids for Forests" project where young...

Greenpeace activists temporarily halt the

Image | 15 February, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists temporarily halt the loading of woodchips at Triabunna Port, Tasmania. The action escalates the environment group's campaign to stop the destruction of Tasmania's old growth forests and the export of ancient forest...

Action against logging barge in Indonesia.

Generic multimedia item | 11 February, 2004 at 1:00

The Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior discovered barges loaded with hundreds of logs soon to be exported from Indonesia and suspected to have been extracted illegally. The logs come from a region that includes the Tanjung Puting National Park --...

Greenpeace confronts illegal logging in Indonesia and calls on world Governments to...

Press release | 5 February, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists from the Rainbow Warrior today exposed the loading of suspected illegal plywood in the mouth of Lamandau River. The area, located on the west side of Tanjung Puting National Park, Kalimantan, Indonesia, is home to a rapidly...

Malaysian Timber Certification Council Sustainable Certification Imposters

Publication | 5 February, 2004 at 1:00

The oldest inhabitants of Malaysia are its indigenous peoples. They account for about 5 percent of the total population, and represent a majority in Sarawak and Sabah. The indigenous peoples of Sabah, Sarawak and Orang Asli of Peninsular Malaysia...

A Greenpeace campaigner watches as plywood

Image | 5 February, 2004 at 1:00

A Greenpeace campaigner watches as plywood is loaded on to a Maltese bulk carrier, The Greveno, anchored near the mouth of Lamandau River, on the west side of Tanjung Puting National Park, Kalimantan

Indonesian Politicians Pledge Support for Greenpeace Campaigns

Press release | 23 January, 2004 at 1:00

Indonesia's Minister for the Environment  Nabiel Makarim visited Greenpeace's flagship the SV Rainbow Warrior in Jakarta Thursday (Jan 22) and pledged his government's support for Greenpeace and its presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

Indonesian Opposition Leader and Speaker

Image | 23 January, 2004 at 1:00

Indonesian Opposition Leader and Speaker of the House, Amien Rais (C) discusses enviornmental issues with NGO's aboard the Rainbow Warrior, in Jakarta.

Rainbow Warrior Arrives in Indonesia

Press release | 21 January, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace Flagship SV Rainbow Warrior arrived in Jakarta for the first time yesterday to commence the Asia-Pacific leg of its global campaign to protect the environment.  Greenpeace is being hosted in Jakarta by WALHI - Friends of the Earth...

Stephen Campbell (R)

Image | 21 January, 2004 at 1:00

Stephen Campbell (R), Greenpeace International Campaigner speaks at a press briefing with fellow Indonesian NGO officials Hapsors of Tlelpak (L) and (C) Longgena Ginting from Walhi in Jakarta

Tasmanian forests under threat

Publication | 5 January, 2004 at 1:00

The Styx Valley in south-west Tasmania, Australia houses the world's tallest hardwood trees and flowering plants. The Eucalyptus regnans or 'swamp gums' in the Styx stand up to 96.5 metres tall and are second in height only to the famous Redwood...

Malaysia's Mega-diversity under Threat

Publication | 5 January, 2004 at 1:00

Malaysia ranks 14th on the list of the 17 mega-diverse countries that contain around 70% or more of the planet’s (terrestrial, freshwater and marine) biodiversity making them transcendental to global efforts of biodiversity conservation. ...

Tanjung Puting National Park under Seige

Publication | 5 January, 2004 at 1:00

Illegal logging is rampant and out of control in Indonesia. It has permeated virtually every forest including areas that are protected from exploitation. In Central Kalimantan, the once pristine Tanjung Puting National Park is one of many...

The Paradise Forests Of Asia Pacific: Unchecked illegal and destructive logging...

Publication | 4 January, 2004 at 1:00

One of the last great Ancient Forests, is the Paradise Forest of Asia Pacific which encompasses the diverse tropical forests of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and nearby archipelagos. This region has evergreen rainforests including mangrove, coastal...

Greenpeace and The Wilderness Society peaceful

Image | 24 November, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace and The Wilderness Society peaceful protesters successfully stop clearcutting operations with tree-sits rigged up to logging machinery.

Message from the Amazon

Generic multimedia item | 12 November, 2003 at 1:00

Activist in the Amazon with a message for the SBSTTA conference in Montreal.

Environmentalist climbs to the Global Rescue

Image | 12 November, 2003 at 1:00

Environmentalist climbs to the Global Rescue Station, a platform built 65m up a tree in the Styx Valley, Tasmania.

Prime Opportunity to Protect Life on Earth Today

Press release | 10 November, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists this morning unfolded banners that read:  "Protect Life on Earth today", while three Ents, the giant living trees that fought against their destruction in Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers, welcomed government delegates from...

Protecting Ancient Forests at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Press release | 8 October, 2003 at 2:00

"The Greenpeace Book Campaign", a new international initiative, has been launched today at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Internationally renowned authors such as Margaret Atwood, Helen Fielding and Kirsten Boie have already joined the initiative,...

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