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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.

Campaign updates

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

Business leaders give forest destroyer April one year to reform

Pressure is mounting on April, the notorious forest destroyer that is determinedly trying to pulp what’s left of Indonesia's rainforests. This afternoon, the...
Posted by Richardg - 17 January, 2014 - 15:32

Giant palm oil trader commits to ending deforestation

This year - 2013 - has been the year of the Arctic, no question. But there's an amazing development elsewhere that everyone who's part of Greenpeace has been...
Posted by Richardg - 27 December, 2013 - 11:00

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