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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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Beauty under threat: 11 stunning and terrifying images of Indonesia's rainforests

Who would think that when you are trying to get rid off your dandruff you could be eliminating the orangutans and tigers too? When I look at these images of...
Posted by Angela Glienicke - 26 February, 2014 - 14:31

Forget the oceans - here's ten reasons to make forests your Valentine

Have you read my colleague Willie's blog, inviting you to fall in love with fishes? Well I have - and as a forest campaigner, I'm not swayed by aquatic amore....
Posted by Richardg - 14 February, 2014 - 17:21

Soya traders choose Amazon protection over greed - for now

Soya traders, companies, NGOs and the Brazilian government met today to debate the future of the soya moratorium - a seven-year-old scheme that stops the soya...
Posted by Richardg - 31 January, 2014 - 19:37

The week two pulp and paper companies showed their true colours

This week Asia Pulp and Paper, the target of a successful Greenpeace campaign, took yet another step along the road to reform. But its competitor APRIL is...
Posted by Phil Aikman - 30 January, 2014 - 11:58
Climbers dressed as tigers unfurl a banner on Essar's India HQ

Resistance to deforestation and mining: a story of modern India

The story behind protests that happened today in both London and Mumbai is the story of modern India, and how it turns out will ultimately have...
Posted by Paul Morozzo - 22 January, 2014 - 13:28

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