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Junking the Jungle: How KFC is driving rainforest destruction and tiger extinction

Topic | 21 May, 2012 at 18:02

Junking the Jungle: How KFC is driving rainforest destruction and tiger extinction

Greenpeace calls for urgent Presidential action in Central Kalimantan

Press release | 25 February, 2004 at 1:00

As the Greenpeace blockade of Central Kalimantan illegal logging operations continued today, the organisation called for the Indonesian President, Mrs Megawati Sukarnoputri, to demand urgent enforcement from her police force. Greenpeace has new...

Corrupt logging company profits from human rights abuse and lawlessness

Press release | 3 February, 2004 at 1:00

A Greenpeace report exposing the corrupt and destructive activities of the global Malaysian logging company, Rimbunan Hijau, has been published in the lead up to the summit for life on earth--the UN meeting of the Convention for Biological...

Greenpeace Stops Offloading of African Rainforest Destruction in Italy

Press release | 23 June, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists early this morning climbed onboard the timber transport vessel "Tradco" in Ravenna Italy. At 5.00 hours 25 activists locked themselves to the ship's cranes thus preventing any off-loading of timber from African forests.

Greenpeace uncovers contentious timber in French Port

Press release | 15 May, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists today, uncovered approximately 8000 cubic metres of contentious timber from Liberia, Cameroon and the Congo currently stored in Sète, France. Activists onboard the Rainbow Warrior entered Sète Harbour this morning and climbed...

European Commission admits illegal timber scandal

Feature story | 1 December, 2006 at 1:00

It's official. The European Union Commission has admitted that we were right about illegal timber in the commission's own headquarters.

Australian Minister backs Greenpeace on forests

Feature story | 23 November, 2004 at 1:00

Good news for the forests of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea (PNG) and communities around the world suffering at the hands of illegal logging: the Australian Federal Minister for Forestry and Conservation, Senator Ian Macdonald, has agreed that it...

The Forest House

Feature story | 18 August, 2004 at 2:00

Are you sleeping on illegal Okoumé trees from the Congo? Is your kitchen table made from wood which has started social conflict in a distant African country? Are you literally flushing an ancient forest down the toilet? Check out our interactive...

Harry Potter saves ancient forests?

Feature story | 24 February, 2005 at 1:00

Latest Update - UK Harry Potter publisher takes first step towards greener paper!

EU still using illegally traded timber

Feature story | 21 October, 2004 at 2:00

Almost six months ago we revealed that the European Commission's new headquarters were being renovated with suspected illegal Indonesian wood. Embarrassed, it promised a full enquiry, but has yet to conclude any investigation, clean up its buying...

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