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Harvest of organic cotton.

Image | 1 December, 1997 at 2:00

Harvest of organic cotton.

Betraying our trust

Publication | 1 January, 1998 at 1:00

British Columbia communities at thecrossroads

Publication | 1 January, 1998 at 1:00

Sloth (Bradybus variegates) in forest of

Image | 1 January, 1998 at 2:00

Sloth (Bradybus variegates) in forest of Peru.

Sunset over Southern Ocean.

Image | 1 January, 1998 at 2:00

Sunset over Southern Ocean.

Wild forest reindeer at Lake Lentua.

Image | 15 January, 1998 at 2:00

Wild forest reindeer at Lake Lentua.

Betraying out Trust: A citizen’s update on environmental

Publication | 1 April, 1998 at 2:00

From 1992 to 1995, under Premier Mike Harcourt, the BC government made better environmental stewardship a top priority. Environment Ministers John Cashore and Moe Sihota were strong voices for environmental progress. Many promising initiatives...

Bleached coral

Image | 1 April, 1998 at 3:00

Bleached coral, Great Barrier Reef. Effects of climate change.

Endangered

Image | 1 April, 1998 at 3:00

Orangutans are an endangered forest species, with demand for palm oil and paper driving destruction of their habitat.

Bleached coral

Image | 1 April, 1998 at 3:00

Bleached coral, Great Barrier Reef. Effects of climate change.

Female bear in the forest.

Image | 5 April, 1998 at 2:00

Female bear in the forest.

Clearcut area in Central Chile.

Image | 1 May, 1998 at 2:00

Clearcut area in Central Chile.

Female Great Gray Owl hiding in the forest

Image | 15 June, 1998 at 3:00

Female Great Gray Owl hiding in the forest.

Young goshawks.

Image | 15 June, 1998 at 3:00

Young goshawks.

Female bear making marking a tree.

Image | 15 June, 1998 at 3:00

Female bear making marking a tree.

Migrating caribou.

Image | 1 July, 1998 at 3:00

Migrating caribou.

Greenpeace

Image | 26 July, 1998 at 3:00

Greenpeace, Fundecol, and locals replant mangroves that had been cut for shrimp farming. The disappearance of mangrove areas means not only loss of biodiversity, but also loss of access for coastal communities that rely on mangroves for income.

Greenpeace & locals replant mangroves that

Image | 26 July, 1998 at 3:00

Greenpeace & locals replant mangroves that had been cut for shrimp farming.

Scars in the mangrove cut for new shrimp

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 3:00

Scars in the mangrove cut for new shrimp farm pools.

The path to a new shrimp farm is first cut

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 3:00

The path to a new shrimp farm is first cut by chainsaw, then opened for bulldozers. Ecuador is the 6th largest farmed shrimp producer.

Fine nets are used to drag the sea

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 3:00

Fine nets are used to drag the sea, catching tiny larvae to sell to shrimp farms.

These two men pass through mangroves in canoes

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 3:00

These two men pass through mangroves in canoes. Their economy is dependent on mangroves for gathering shells, wood, coconuts, and fish.

Up to 1 million hectares of mangrove have

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 3:00

Up to 1 million hectares of mangrove have been cleared worldwide for shrimp farms.

Wolverine.

Image | 15 August, 1998 at 3:00

Wolverine.

Outflow pipes leading to shrimp ponds

Image | 24 August, 1998 at 3:00

Outflow pipes leading to shrimp ponds. Shrimp farms are often abandoned after only three to five years, leaving the once-fertile coastal ecosystem a wasteland.

Siberian Jay pair in the forest.

Image | 15 September, 1998 at 3:00

Siberian Jay pair in the forest.

Canadian boreal forest which is under threat

Image | 15 September, 1998 at 3:00

Canadian boreal forest which is under threat from logging. May 2010 saw the launch of a historic accord, the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement , which brings together 9 environmental groups, including Greenpeace and 21 of the largest logging...

Great Bear Rainforest

Image | 1 October, 1998 at 2:00

Great Bear Rainforest, Canada. Moss cover the rocks and fallen trees.

Mouth of Lockhart/Gordon Creek

Image | 1 October, 1998 at 3:00

Mouth of Lockhart/Gordon Creek, Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada.

Protected area near Kuhmo (in Eastern Finland)

Image | 15 November, 1998 at 2:00

Protected area near Kuhmo (in Eastern Finland).

Siberian Jay in the snow.

Image | 15 November, 1998 at 2:00

Siberian Jay in the snow.

Araucaria forest and lakes of Chile's last

Image | 1 December, 1998 at 2:00

Araucaria forest and lakes of Chile's last temperate forests.

Amazon river and rainforest, Brazil.

Image | 1 December, 1998 at 2:00

Amazon river and rainforest, Brazil.

Facing destruction

Publication | 1 January, 1999 at 1:00

Buying destruction

Publication | 1 January, 1999 at 1:00

Alongside the law: A report about the log supply for plywood and veneer exporting...

Publication | 1 January, 1999 at 1:00

The six exporting plywood and veneer companies of the Amazonas state – Amaplac, Carolina, Cifec, Compensa, CIM and Gethal – are or have been involved with illegal logging in the past two and a half years. In 1998, they were responsible for 86.7...

Facing destruction

Publication | 1 January, 1999 at 1:00

Close

Image | 1 January, 1999 at 2:00

Close-up of black Mountain Gorilla baby holding leaves.

Male gorilla seated in shrubs

Image | 1 January, 1999 at 2:00

Male gorilla seated in shrubs, smaller gorilla visible in background.

western lowland gorilla

Image | 1 January, 1999 at 2:00

western lowland gorilla

Islands Adrift: Comparing Industrial and Small-Scale Economic Options for Marovo...

Publication | 1 March, 1999 at 1:00

Our report "Islands Adrift" shows that small-scale development options (like reef fishing, beche de mer collection, ecotimber and ecotourism) were worth US$29 million to landowners, compared to US$8 million for industrial logging.

The Chain of Destruction: from the Great Bear Rainforest to the United States market

Publication | 1 April, 1999 at 2:00

The US remains the largest single consumer of forest products worldwide, consuming approximately 9.5 billion board feet of lumber alone per year — enough wood to make a board one foot wide by one inch thick that would wrap around the world more...

Aerial view of dammed shrimp ponds

Image | 24 April, 1999 at 3:00

Aerial view of dammed shrimp ponds, with intact mangroves visible at the bottom. Previously a luxury item only consumed in some periods of the year, shrimp is now turning into an everyday product.

Digging up mangrove forest to build new shrimp

Image | 24 April, 1999 at 3:00

Digging up mangrove forest to build new shrimp ponds. To grow as many shrimp as possible and maintain overcrowded populations, large amounts of artificial feed and chemicals are added to the pools.

People sorting shrimps on long tables at

Image | 24 April, 1999 at 3:00

People sorting shrimps on long tables at the Ecuatesca packaging plant. Almost 50 percent of Ecuador mangroves have been lost, most of it attributed to shrimp farming.

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