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Last edited 4 February 2014 at 3:24pm

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.

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Result: Santander stops financing forest destroyer APRIL

Great news: Santander just pledged to stop financing the paper company APRIL. Santander has agreed that APRIL will get no more money until it stops destroying...
Posted by Richardg - 26 February, 2015 - 11:08

UPDATE: Santander admits it's funding forest destruction

We've forced Santander to admit that it's bankrolling the destructive paper company APRIL. But the high street bank says it's 'monitoring the situation' and...
Posted by Richardg - 12 February, 2015 - 16:04

UPDATE: Amazon timber from illegal loggers is heading to Rotterdam

A shipment of illegal timber from the Amazon rainforest is on its way to Europe. We've discovered that the timber is bound for the port of Rotterdam - and it...
Posted by Richardg - 5 November, 2014 - 19:29

Illegal timber from the Amazon is on it's way to Europe. Let's stop it!

We've caught sawmills in the Amazon rainforest trading illegal timber. Now a shipment of illegal timber from one of those sawmills is on its way to Europe. If...
Posted by Richardg - 3 November, 2014 - 10:42
Logging truck in the Amazon

European authorities must act on illegal timber

Sawmills in the Brazilian Amazon are laundering illegal timber and sending shipments overseas. It’s against the law to place illegal timber on the European...
Posted by Daniela Montalto - 28 October, 2014 - 12:55

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