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The Earth's ancient forests form some of the most diverse ecosystems known to science and are vital in regulating the world's climate. But eighty per cent of them have already been destroyed or degraded, and the remaining forests are under threat. Greenpeace is working to end illegal and destructive logging of the world's ancient forests, and to protect the rights of the indigenous peoples and species that depend on them.

Campaign updates

In pictures: Love the Amazon on Amazon Day!

5th September is the day the largest rainforest in the world is celebrated in Brazil. It’s Amazon Day! With an estimated 16,000 tree species the Amazon is...
Posted by Angela Glienicke - 2 September, 2016 - 14:49
A Greenpeace investigator bears witness in an IOI palm oil concession

Destructive palm oil company IOI let off the hook too easily by RSPO

A major palm oil company, which had its sustainability certificates suspended for violating rules designed to prevent the destruction of Indonesia's forests...
Posted by Annisa Rahmawati - 10 August, 2016 - 12:32

5 manifesto commitments the new government can't forget

David Cameron may be gone but he still has a legacy - the Conservative Manifesto. It might not sound the most fun, but the pledges that the Conservatives made...
Posted by FariahSyed - 9 August, 2016 - 17:05

In pictures: Tiger! Tiger! Protect these magnificent creatures on their International Day!

Every year on the 29th July the largest members of the cat family have their special day which raises awareness and celebrates these iconic animals. It’s...
Posted by Angela Glienicke - 27 July, 2016 - 13:59

Getting Tough On Palm Oil

Indonesia's forests and peatlands help regulate the global climate and contain a diversity of life. They are home to some magnificent species, including...
Posted by Richard - 27 June, 2016 - 14:55

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