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Call for Action for the Ancient Forest Summit

Publication | 8 April, 2002 at 2:00

The world's original forests are in an alarming situation. Of the original forest cover half is gone and only 20 percent remain as large tracts of ancient forest – i.e. intact and fully functioning areas of primary/ natural/ old growth forest...

Kayaktivists just took to the water for biodiversity – and for the communities...

Blog entry by Richard Page | 13 December, 2016

Greetings from Cancun, Mexico where I am attending the 13th meeting of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), perhaps more easily understood as the “summit for life on Earth". That the meeting is held in Mexico is highly...

Greenpeace calls for urgent global action to save The Great Northern Forest

Press release | 7 December, 2016 at 13:24

Moscow, 7 December 2016 - As governments meet to discuss biodiversity, Greenpeace announced today a new global campaign to save the world’s largest terrestrial carbon store – the Great Northern Forest.

Germany pledges 'Forests for Climate' funds

Feature story | 28 May, 2008 at 20:16

Today, at the UN Conference on Biological Diversity, being held in Bonn, the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, pledged 500 million Euros over the next four years to help protect the world's forests. She also announced that from 2013 it will...

Global snapshot

Feature story | 21 March, 2006 at 1:00

What we've lost, what we have left and what we will lose if we don't act now. That is the message that the latest global maps of the planet's last intact forests and most vulnerable ocean areas tell us.

Shipment blocked in Dutch port

Feature story | 14 April, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace's newest ship, Esperanza, and flagship, Rainbow Warrior, joined forces today off the coast of the Netherlands to block the harbour and stop ancient forest timber from entering the port of Flushing.

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...

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.

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...

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