Protect forests

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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Authors standing up to protect forests and free speech

Authors around the world stand up for free speech and forests

Authors, journalists, poets and playwrights know that every time the right words are put to paper, or typed to a screen, our planet gets a little better....
Posted by jamie - 31 May, 2017 - 15:00
Sumatran tiger

Saving the Sumatran tiger

Endangered tigers are about to get a boost from an unlikely place. Renowned artist and photographer David Bailey has created an installation to draw...
Posted by jamie - 26 May, 2017 - 11:20
Greenpeace activists blockade IOI's palm oil refinery in Rotterdam

Major palm oil company promises to protect forests

There's been a major development in our campaign to protect Indonesia's forests. IOI, one of the largest palm oil traders in the world, has just made a...
Posted by Annisa Rahmawati - 28 April, 2017 - 09:00

In pictures: Fantastic Forests, celebrate Terrific Trees on International Day of Forests

This year's global celebration's theme is "Forests and Climate Change". The International Day of Forests raises awareness about the alarming rate of...
Posted by Angela Glienicke - 21 March, 2017 - 11:17
Forest clearance in land owned by a subsidiary of Bumitama Gunajaya Agro, West K

Who still banks on destroying Indonesia's forests?

A few weeks ago, HSBC took a big step forward in cutting its links with the destruction of Indonesia's forests by pledging to end funding for destructive palm...
Posted by jamie - 15 March, 2017 - 01:07

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