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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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Slideshow: devastating fires sweep through Sumatran forests

Sitting in my comfortable office chair and watching these terrible images come through the picture desk, I feel a desperate need to stop this destruction. The...
Posted by Angela Glienicke - 26 July, 2013 - 16:48

Forest destroyer APRIL can't stand the heat

Notorious Indonesian pulp and paper company APRIL has had a chequered history with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). But late last week we heard that the...
Posted by Richardg - 21 June, 2013 - 14:23

When will companies learn that suing campaigners won't silence us?

Resolute Forest Products, one of the most destructive logging companies in Canada, is suing my colleagues for $7 million. It thinks this will make them shut up...
Posted by Richardg - 21 June, 2013 - 11:22

APRIL, you can't spin your deforestation

Here's a tip for anyone looking to do public relations for forest-destroying companies. The correct way to respond to a simple question about how much forest...
Posted by Richardg - 24 May, 2013 - 17:57

Top 10 weird wildlife: immortal jellyfish, gender-swapping fish and pink dolphins

Today is International Day for Biological Diversity. An opportunity to celebrate and wonder at the amazingly diverse variety of species we share the planet...
Posted by Willie - 22 May, 2013 - 15:09

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