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Rainforest timber stopped from leaving Paradise

Feature story | 3 September, 2008 at 2:00

Armed police have escorted three of our activists off a ship in Papua New Guinea. The activists had stopped the ship, bound for China, from loading illegally logged timber from the Paradise Forest. They remained harnessed to a crane onboard the...

Indonesian forests protection plan "important political shift" but tens of millions...

Press release | 20 May, 2011 at 17:04

JAKARTA, 20 May 2011 --A long awaited plan to put a temporary halt to forest destruction in Indonesia does not go far enough and will still see tens of millions of hectares of forests facing destruction, warned Greenpeace.

China Forest Rescue Station

Background | 8 October, 2007 at 14:35

Every second tropical tree traded in the world is sent to China, where it is processed into cheap furniture, flooring and plywood for local use or for export to Europe, the USA, Australia, Japan and South Korea.Much of the wood comes from the...

Our legacy in Lake Murray

Feature story | 26 May, 2006 at 2:00

After three months, our Global Forest Rescue Station (GFRS) in remote Papua New Guinea has come to an end.

Indonesia's Rainforests and Climate Change

Publication | 23 November, 2009 at 1:00

Forest destruction accounts for about a fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions, more than all the world’s trains, planes and cars put together; world leaders must agree a robust plan to end global deforestation before 2020.

Our disappearing forests

Background | 2 April, 2007 at 18:23

We are destroying the world’s precious ancient forests at an unprecedented rate. An area of natural forest the size of a soccer pitch is cut down every two seconds.

Our disappearing forests

Background | 2 April, 2007 at 18:23

We are destroying the world’s precious ancient forests at an unprecedented rate. An area of natural forest the size of a soccer pitch is cut down every two seconds.

Activists from the Esperanza

Image | 3 September, 2008 at 3:00

Activists from the Esperanza, assisted by local land owners, halt the loading of illegally logged trees onto the 'Harbour Gemini' ship from the rainforests of Papua New Guinea.

Activists stopped the ship

Image | 3 September, 2008 at 3:00

Activists stopped the ship, bound for China, from loading illegally logged timber from the Paradise Forest. They also painted "Stop illegal logging" on the side of the ship".

Local land owners attend a meeting on Forest

Image | 10 May, 2006 at 7:16

Local land owners attend a meeting on Forest Management, Lake Murray area, PNG

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