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Activists build an FSC (Forest Stewardship Council™)

Image | 11 May, 2004 at 3:00

Activists build an FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) plywood blockade outside the EU social and general HQ, Brussels.

Mitsubishi Corporation to cease buying Tasmanian ancient forest

Press release | 18 May, 2004 at 2:00

Japanese multinational Mitsubishi Corporation, an importer of Tasmanian woodchip who trade with Gunns Ltd(1), have replied to a letter from Greenpeace Japan and the Wilderness Society stating they will cease buying woodchips from Tasmania's...

Paper industries must stop ancient forest destruction

Press release | 2 September, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace Japan today held a peaceful demonstration in front of the headquarters of Oji Paper Co. and Nippon Paper Industries Co. with a life-size photo-banner of a Tasmanian tree-stump (1). Written across the photo was the slogan: "Stop Ancient...

Greenpeace Japan holds a peaceful demonstration

Image | 2 September, 2004 at 3:00

Greenpeace Japan holds a peaceful demonstration in front of the headquarters of Oji Paper Co. and Nippon Paper Industries Co. with a life-size photo-banner of a Tasmanian tree-stump.

World's largest forest destroyer takes on environmentalists

Press release | 15 September, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace, one of the world's leading environmental organisations, has received a letter from the lawyers of one of the world's largest and richest retailers in forest destruction, Rimbunan Hijau (RH). The Malaysian multinational logging firm...

The future of the world's species at the mercy of trade if governments fail to act

Press release | 2 October, 2004 at 2:00

Ahead of today's opening of the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES), Greenpeace reminds delegates of their task to safeguard the future of the world’s wildlife.

Illegal Ramin trade continues to Singapore and Malaysia:

Press release | 6 October, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace today revealed new evidence of the criminal smuggling of Ramin timber from Indonesia to Malaysia and Singapore and its threat on the survival of the Orang-utan and Sumatran Tiger. Greenpeace's flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, is in...

Greenpeace demands Malaysian government to stop criminal Ramin trade

Press release | 6 October, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists today chained themselves to the gates of the Malaysian embassy demanding that country's government to take a firm public stance against the laundering and global trade of Ramin timber at the international meeting of...

Fate of Orangutan and Sumatran Tiger has glimmer of hope

Press release | 8 October, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace welcomes the decision of the world's governments to take stricter measures to control the widespread criminal trade in ramin timber from the endangered habitat of the Orang-utan and the SumatranTiger. Given the high volume of illegal...

Two Greenpeace activists mimicking Orang

Image | 13 October, 2004 at 3:00

Two Greenpeace activists mimicking Orang-utans are transferred in a cage onto the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior, at Klong Toey port in Bangkok. The mock transfer underlines the need to return Orang-utans being held in captivity in...

CITES ends, real work begins

Press release | 14 October, 2004 at 2:00

As the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (1) drew to a close, Greenpeace congratulated the delegates on the major steps taken to regulate trade of commercially valuable species. According to Greenpeace the hard work is just...

FLEGT - Final Legislative Study

Publication | 1 November, 2004 at 1:00

Three Civil Society Organizations, FERN, Greenpeace and WWF (further: the Initiators) commissioned the present study on the feasibility and best options for EUlegislation to outlaw the import in the EU of illegally sourced forest products. The...

US aims to jeopardise legal action on illegal logging

Press release | 16 March, 2005 at 1:00

The United States was exposed yesterday as planning to jeopardise multi-lateral action to stop the trade in products from illegally logged timber , less than 48 hours prior to the first ever joint meeting of G8 Environment and Development...

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.

Boundary marking

Image | 1 September, 2005 at 2:00

Boundary marking, Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea.

Criminal rainforest timber trade

Press release | 19 October, 2005 at 2:00

A criminal trail of illegally logged timber from the world's last rainforests, which is 'laundered' in China before arriving in Europe, the USA and other consumer countries, has been uncovered by a major Greenpeace investigation. (1)

Importing Forest Destruction

Feature story | 19 October, 2005 at 2:00

Everyone knows it's illegal to import pirated CDs and DVDs, with heavy penalties if you get caught, but what happens when you import stolen timber from the world's last ancient forests? Absolutely nothing.

Greenpeace activists dump over a tonne of

Image | 19 October, 2005 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists dump over a tonne of plywood in front of the entrance to DEFRA, the UK Government's department responsible for the environment.

Greenpeace activists secure a banner at the

Image | 24 October, 2005 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists secure a banner at the entrance to the EU agriculture and development ministers meeting reading 'Ban illegal timber' to call for a sustainable global forest management and a ban of illegal timber imports to the EU from the...

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.

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