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World's highest tree sit

Feature story | 12 November, 2003 at 1:00

In Tasmania, Australia, they have these trees, that are... tall. OK, a lot of trees are tall, but these are the tallest hardwood trees in the world. We're talking trees taller than a 25-story building and 400 years old. Some people look at...

Totem Pole protest

Feature story | 1 November, 2002 at 1:00

It's one of the most difficult vertical climbs in Australia - the country leading the drive to list the toothfish under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). It overlooks the ocean to the south of Australia where...

Ancient trees are burning in Tasmania...and some will never grow back

Blog entry by Jessica Panegyres | 23 February, 2016 1 comment

For the past month fires have ravaged through parts of Tasmania’s World Heritage listed forests, destroying 1,000 year old trees. Is this the new normal? Over 100,000 hectares have been damaged by bushfires, including parts of...

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...

World's tallest tree protest to stop Japanese Companies' imports of 'ancient forest'...

Press release | 12 November, 2003 at 1:00

The ancient Styx Forest in the Australian island of Tasmania has been put in the global spotlight today with the construction of a 'tree sit', dubbed the Global Rescue Station, that will house activists from four countries 65 metres above the...

World's tallest tree sit to save world's tallest hardwoods.

Generic multimedia item | 14 November, 2003 at 1:00

Stefan, from Germany, on a platform 65m up in a tree slated for logging. His message is aimed at delegates attending the SBSTTA meeting in Montreal.

World's tallest living Christmas tree is

Image | 18 December, 2003 at 1:00

World's tallest living Christmas tree is home to Greenpeace activists in Tasmania.

Activists on one of the tiny platforms making

Image | 12 November, 2003 at 1:00

Activists on one of the tiny platforms making up the world's tallest tree sit - to protect the world's tallest hardwood trees.


Image | 12 November, 2003 at 1:00

Sakyo - Japanese environmentalist on a tree sit 65m up a tree in the Styx Valley.

Treat your Momma with Respect

Generic multimedia item | 24 December, 2003 at 1:00

Acclaimed singer/songwriter John Butler recorded this song in the boughs of the world's highest tree-sit, an 84 meter Eucalyptus in the Styx Valley, Tasmania.

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