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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.

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Common dolphins leaping from the ocean

11 awe-inspiring British wildlife-watching moments from #IntotheWild

We’ve fallen in love with British wildlife all over again this week thanks to the wonderful nature footage on BBC’s Into the Wild.After filming some of the...
Posted by Danielle Boobyer - 16 April, 2016 - 14:02

In Pictures: Damning the Amazon

A report published this week by Greenpeace Brazil shines a spotlight on technology giant Siemens’ involvement in a massive hydropower dam planned for the...
Posted by Angela Glienicke - 13 April, 2016 - 15:54

Brazilian supermarket giant Pão de Açúcar stops buying deforestation beef

Great news: Pão de Açúcar – one of Brazil’s major supermarket chains – has finally agreed to stop stocking beef linked to forest destruction. It's a huge...
Posted by Richardg - 1 April, 2016 - 12:09

Indonesia: Is the world still looking away?

‘Indonesia is burning - so why is the world looking away?’ Late last year those words shone a small spotlight on a massive climate crisis - now it looks like...
Posted by India Thorogood - 30 March, 2016 - 11:40
Sumatran rhino found in East Kalimantan, Indonesia

Sumatran rhino found while forest habitat is lost

Good news for rhino fans: last week, researchers announced the first live encounter with a Sumatran rhino in Borneo for over 40 years. But the human pressures...
Posted by jamie - 30 March, 2016 - 09:13

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