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Clearcut at forestry congress

Feature story | 22 September, 2003 at 2:00

The UN-sponsored World Forestry Congress is underway in Quebec City, Quebec, and today arriving delegates were greeted with a "clear cut" of tree stumps, as part of Greenpeace's work at the conference to highlight how Canadian forests are being...

Conversation with a publisher

Feature story | 10 October, 2003 at 2:00

Michelle Benjamin is a publisher at Raincoast books - a book publishing and distribution company on the West coast of Canada. They publish in a range of genres, both fiction and non-fiction - but most famously the Canadian editions of the Harry...

Road to Forest Head reverts to grass

Feature story | 20 November, 2003 at 1:00

In the US the Bush administration is trying to change the rules – specifically the "Roadless Area Conservation Rule". This rule, signed under the previous president, essentially prevents access to pristine forestlands, and placed 58.5 millions...

Great Bear Rainforest: Saved

Feature story | 7 February, 2006 at 1:00

Take ten years of difficult, dangerous, and at times, heartbreaking work. Add thousands of activists from around the world -- some who sent emails, some who stood on the blockades, some who voted against destruction with their wallets. Some who...

Kimberly-Clark: Fuelling Ancient Forest Destruction

Publication | 9 November, 2006 at 10:22

The Kimberly-Clark Corporation is the largest tissue product manufacturer in the world. It makes some of Europe’s most well known brands of tissue and toilet papers such as Kleenex, Andrex, Scottex (Italy, Spain), Page (The Netherlands) and Hakle...

Tracking the use of 'good wood' in Olympic venues

Feature story | 14 February, 2008 at 12:21

We've launched a new website to ensure 'good wood' is used to build the villages and venues of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. The new website, GoodWoodWatch.ca, will track use of environmentally and socially responsible Forest...

Europe fuelling Canadian forest destruction

Feature story | 9 November, 2006 at 1:00

Italy is a long way from the giant ancient Boreal forest that stretches across Canada. Despite the distance that separates them however, people buying Kimberly-Clark products in Italy and many other European countries are inadvertently helping to...

Forest protection report card

Feature story | 8 April, 2003 at 2:00

After a long and intense struggle by environmentalists world-wide, the British Columbia government agreed to protect 20 of the Great Bear Rainforest's most ecologically important valleys from all industrial activity. Another 68 valleys were...

Kimberly-Clark: destroying ancient forests

Press release | 3 November, 2005 at 1:00

Environmentalists demonstrated in over 160 Canadian and American cities today against Kimberly-Clark as part of an International Day of Action to Save the Boreal Forest (1). Kimberly-Clark, the world's largest tissue product manufacturer, is...

New report reveals Canada's Boreal Forest under siege

Press release | 19 September, 2003 at 2:00

A new report and map released today by Greenpeace, ForestEthics and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) slams Canada's federal and provincial governments for their failure to protect the Canadian Boreal forest, one of the world's largest...

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