Palm Plantation

Photo | 12 July, 2012

To the left a new oil palm plantation near the road of Douala. Oil palm plantations in Cameroon cover a total of 60,000 ha, but in 2011, the government received applications for the opening of more than 1,000,000 ha of new plantations. As most of the land available at the moment is natural forest, oil palm expansion is becoming a major threat to Cameroon’s as well as the rest of Congo Basin's Rainforest.02/21/2012

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Forest Fire Families

Video | 28 May, 2014 at 16:35

Indonesia's forests are the third largest in the world and its swamp-like peatlands are one of the world's biggest carbon stores. But decades of forest clearance to make way for industrial scale plantations is creating a tinderbox. Smoke from...

Sini Saarela exploring Bear Island's beauty and threatened future

Video | 26 May, 2014 at 16:50

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is visiting the Arctic nature reserve Bear Island. Around 175 km from the island the Norwegian state owned oil company Statoil is planning to drill the world's most northerly oil well this summer. If Statoil's rig...

The Esperanza is visiting the Arctic nature reserve Bear Island

Video | 22 May, 2014 at 12:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is visiting the Arctic nature reserve Bear Island. Around 175 km from the island the Norwegian state owned oil company Statoil is planning to drill the world's most northerly oil well this summer. If Statoil's rig...

The Amazon's Silent Crisis - ft. Marion Cotillard

Video | 21 May, 2014 at 18:00

The Amazon rainforest is under attack. Loggers are stealing the forest. They abuse the system to launder illegal timber with official papers. Much of this timber is then sold all over the world, with two thirds of all timber exported from the...

Global Day of Action - Save the Bees!

Video | 20 May, 2014 at 18:30

The song "To bee or not to bee" was composed by the famous Greek band Locomondo to support the Greenpeace campaign to Save the Bees and Agriculture.

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