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The Numbers Game

Feature story | March 28, 2006 at 6:00

Imagine a football pitch as you've seen it many times. It's a bit less than one hectare in area. Now imagine that same football pitch packed end-to-end with a pile of wood around twice the height of Mt. Everest. That's the amount of forest that...

Intact forest landscapes

Feature story | March 22, 2006 at 7:00

What we've lost, what we have left and what we will loose if we don't act now. That is the message that the latest global maps of the planet's last intact forests areas tells us.

Safeguarding 'Eden'

Feature story | March 14, 2006 at 7:00

On a mission to protect the Paradise Forests, the last ancient forests in Asia-Pacific, from illegal and destructive logging, Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, sails into the Indonesian province of Papua to preserve the newly discovered...

Little progress on the FLEG process

Feature story | March 11, 2006 at 7:00

Upon the conclusion of the East Asia and Pacific Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG), Greenpeace raises the alarm of the need for governments to get serious about the problem of illegal logging before it's too late.

Long wait for "immediate" action

Feature story | March 10, 2006 at 7:00

More than four years ago, East Asian governments promised to take “immediate” steps to stop illegal logging. Yet the Paradise Forests are no better off than they were on September 13, 2001 when delegates to the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement...

East Asian Governments failing on illegal logging

Feature story | March 7, 2006 at 7:00

In spite of the strong declaration at the 2001 FLEG Ministerial in Bali, countries in the region have failed to implement any rigorous measures to stop the illegal trade of timber from the region.

Remembering the victims of destructive logging

Feature story | March 6, 2006 at 7:00

A solemn ceremony memorializing all the precious lives that should not have perished in deadly calamities caused by the senseless destruction of our forests marked the eve of the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Process (FLEG...

A deadly combination

Feature story | January 5, 2006 at 7:00

Climate change and destructive logging proves to be a deadly combination, as abnormal weather patterns caused by climate change continue to wreak havoc with the recent floodings in Oriental Mindoro, Isabela, Palawan, Quezon, Bicol, and Caraga.

Greenpeace denounces DENR on resumption of Aurora logging

Press release | September 2, 2005 at 8:00

Greenpeace today denounced the recent report that the DENR has allowed the resumption of logging operations in Aurora Province, stating that lifting the order on the logging operations in a recently devastated area like Aurora Province at the...

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Arts and music for endangered animals

Feature story | October 9, 2004 at 6:00

Children and youth from different parts of the country convened at Lumpini Park today to participate in arts, music and games and to air their concerns for the world's most threatened animal species.

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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...

Greenpeace demands Malaysia government to stop illegal timber trade

Feature story | October 6, 2004 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today chained themselves to the gates of the Malaysian embassy demanding that country's government to take a firm public stance against the laundering and trade of Ramin timber species at the international meeting of...

Illegal Ramin trade continues to Singapore and Malaysia

Feature story | October 6, 2004 at 6:00

Greenpeace today revealed new evidence of the criminal smuggling of Ramin timber from Indonesia to Malaysia and Singapore and its threat on the survival of the Orang-utan and Sumatran Tiger. Greenpeace's flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, is in...

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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.

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...

Bush takes Greenpeace to court

Feature story | May 12, 2004 at 6:00

Question: What do the following have in common?

Suspected illegal timber was also found in

Image | May 11, 2004 at 7:00

Suspected illegal timber was also found in the EU Committee of the Regions building in May 2004.

50 Greenpeace activists expose use of wood from illegal-timber traders at EU building...

Feature story | May 11, 2004 at 6:00

Greenpeace International today declared the Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) and Berlaymont buildings in Brussels as "Forest Crime Scenes" after undercover investigations showed that wood used in their renovation originates from companies...

Activists build an FSC (Forest Stewardship

Image | May 11, 2004 at 6:00

Activists build an FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) plywood blockade outside the EU social and general HQ, Brussels.

Asia-Pacific forests in crisis, Indonesian Government must act to eradicate illegal...

Feature story | March 1, 2004 at 7:00

As the ongoing assault on the Paradise Forests of the Asia Pacific continues, Greenpeace today presented a dossier of their findings from a three week presence on the coast of Central Kalimantan with their ship the Rainbow Warrior. The expose...

Greenpeace calls for urgent Presidential action in Central Kalimantan.

Feature story | February 25, 2004 at 7:00

As the Greenpeace blockade of Central Kalimantan illegal logging operations continued today, the organisation called for the Indonesian President, Mrs Megawati Sukarnoputri, to demand urgent enforcement from her police force. Greenpeace has new...

Greenpeace Kalimantan blockade provokes expulsion of illegal log ship

Feature story | February 24, 2004 at 7:00

Greenpeace today assisted the Indonesian Navy to expel an illegal log vessel, as part of a blockade in Central Kalimantan that has been ongoing for 10 days. The Ha Tinh 06, owned by the Vietnamese government and registered in Haiphong, has been...

Activists circle the Vietnamese vessel

Image | February 24, 2004 at 7:00

Activists circle the Vietnamese vessel, Ha Tihn 06 with a banner reading - stop forest crime - Greenpeace assisted the Indonesian Navy to expel the vessel, as part of a blockade in Central Kalimantan that has been ongoing for 10 days.

A cargo of flitches

Image | February 23, 2004 at 7:00

A cargo of flitches, (squared logs) waits to be loaded on to the Vietnamese vessel Ha Tinh 06, on the Kumai River, adjacent to the Tanjung Puting National Park.The Ha Tinh 06 has been under suspicion of preparing to load an illegal cargo since...

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.

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Image | February 19, 2004 at 7:00

Will Ministers act to protect life on earth?

Feature story | February 18, 2004 at 7:00

The Ministers of Environment from all over the world gathered today in Kuala Lumpur during the Summit for Life on Earth-the UN meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). As environment negotiations reach a critical stage, it is up...

Kids for Forests

Feature story | February 17, 2004 at 7:00

A lot of important politicians are currently doing a lot of talking about preserving the diversity of life on Earth at a global UN meeting. Unfortunately talking is just about the only thing they have been doing to preserve life on Earth for the...

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...

Greenpeace identifies suspected illegal logs

Image | February 15, 2004 at 7:00

Greenpeace identifies suspected illegal logs on a barge off the coast of central Kalimantan in Indonesia. These logs came from an area including the Tanjung Puting National Park -- home of dwindling numbers of orang-utans where logging is forbidden.

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.

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...

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Image | February 5, 2004 at 7:00

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...

Rainbow Warrior Arrives in Indonesia

Feature story | January 21, 2004 at 7:00

Greenpeace Flagship MV Rainbow Warrior arrived in Jakarta for the first time yesterday to commence the Asia-Pacific leg of its global campaign to protect the environment. Greenpeace is being hosted in Jakarta by WALHI - Friends of the Earth...

Protect Life on Earth today

Publication | January 18, 2004 at 8:00

The Sauron White House

Feature story | January 12, 2004 at 7:00

A dark leader of armies stares into a crystal globe that glows with a fiery, lidless eye, his mind bent to the will of an evil that seeks power above all else. His orders: destroy an ancient wilderness of majestic and mysterious trees, for the...

Bush policy on America's ancient forests

Generic multimedia item | January 11, 2004 at 7:00

This animation sums up the Bush administration's policy on ancient forests -- and it isn't 'healthy.'

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.

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World governments must stop destruction of forest and marine life

Feature story | January 9, 2004 at 7:00

Greenpeace today made an urgent call to delegates attending the Summit for Life on Earth, the UN meeting on the Convention of Biological Diversity beginning here today, to protect life on earth in all its diversity by providing money for...

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