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Protection of Life on Earth hangs in balance after Global Summit

Feature story | February 20, 2004 at 7:00

As the UN Convention on protecting the world's rich biodiversity ended today, Greenpeace declared that the future for many threatened plants and animals still hangs in the balance. On paper, over 180 Governments have agreed on a global action...

World's youth ask Environment Ministers to protect life on earth

Feature story | February 19, 2004 at 7:00

A delegation of Thai children met with Environment Minister Praphat Panyachatrak this morning asking him to act to protect life on earth by committing to strong measures to protect the world's forests and oceans.

Arts and Music Festival for Ancient Forests becomes new attraction on Children's Day

Feature story | January 10, 2004 at 7:00

Children's Day is normally about toys, balloons and candy for kids. This year, however, Thai children had more than just fun.

Malaysian company profits from human rights abuse and lawlessness

Feature story | February 3, 2004 at 7:00

A Greenpeace report exposing the corrupt and destructive activities of the global Malaysian logging company, Rimbunan Hijau, has been published in the lead up to the Summit for Life on Earth -- the UN meeting of the Convention for Biological...

Greenpeace confronts illegal logging in Indonesia

Feature story | February 5, 2004 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists from the Rainbow Warrior today exposed the loading of suspected illegal plywood in themouth of Lamandau River. The area, located on the west side of Tanjung Puting National Park in Kalimantan, Indonesia, is home to a...

Environment groups return from Central Kalimantan with positive evidence of...

Feature story | February 10, 2004 at 7:00

Greenpeace has returned to Jakarta having witnessed evidence of illegal logging in Kalimantan in the company of national NGO representatives.

Governments fail to stop destruction of ancient forests from illegal logging;...

Feature story | February 16, 2004 at 7:00

The Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, today announced the discovery of several barges loaded with hundreds of logs soon to be exported from Indonesia. The logs come from a region that includes the Tanjung Puting National Park and are...

World's largest forest destroyer takes on environmentalists

Feature story | September 15, 2004 at 6:00

Greenpeace, one of the world's leading environmental organisations, has received a letter from the lawyers of one of the world's largest and richest retailers in forest destruction, Rimbunan Hijau (RH). The Malaysian multinational logging firm...

The future of the world's species at the mercy of trade if governments fail to act

Feature story | October 2, 2004 at 6:00

Ahead of today's opening of the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES), Greenpeace reminds delegates of their task to safeguard the future of the world's wildlife.

Fate of Orangutan and Sumatran Tiger has glimmer of hope

Feature story | October 7, 2004 at 6:00

Greenpeace welcomes the decision of the world's governments to take stricter measures to control the widespread criminal trade in ramin timber from the endangered habitat of the Orang-utan and the Sumatran Tiger. Given the high volume of illegal...

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