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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...

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...

THE DENI CELEBRATE VICTORY IN FIGHT FOR LAND RIGHTS

Feature story | August 6, 2003 at 6:00

The Brazilian indigenous peoples, the Deni, today celebrated the completion of the demarcation of their land with traditional songs and dance after more than 18 years of campaigning. The ceremony, organized by the Deni's patarahu (chiefs), took...

Rock star, politicians, activists rally for RW

Feature story | July 3, 2003 at 6:00

Rock star Chrissie Hynde (of The Pretenders fame) hoisted a fifteen metre banner over the stage and invited the audience in Valencia to meet her at the Rainbow Warrior. Representatives of the local socialist party joined her on board, presenting...

Bond reduced, Rainbow Warrior free

Feature story | July 4, 2003 at 6:00

Supporters in 14 cities around the world protested in front of Spanish embassies. Over 30,000 cyberactivists sent emails to the Spanish government asking for the ship's release. Even rock stars and politicians offered their help. The result: ...

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...

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...

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...

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