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Last edited 4 February 2014 at 2:24pm

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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The Amazon's Silent Crisis: Night Terrors

In August and September 2014, Greenpeace used covert GPS locator beacons to monitor logging trucks in the Brazilian state of Pará. Night after night,...
Posted by Richardg - 14 October, 2014 - 23:44
Women peacefully protesting in Mahan

Supreme court order kills Essar’s plans

If you haven't heard so far, the Supreme Court of India cancelled 214 coal blocks allocated to private companies since 1993, deeming them illegal. And one of...
Posted by aksheykalra - 25 September, 2014 - 12:59

The Soya Moratorium is protecting the Amazon. Does Cargill still support it?

Cargill just pledged to protect the world’s forests - but an eight-year truce that protects the Amazon from soya farming is in trouble. Cargill is one of the...
Posted by Richardg - 24 September, 2014 - 18:08

Palm oil companies say they'll put forest destruction on hold. But what happens next?

Some of the world’s biggest palm oil companies have suspended their forest destruction. Is this a ceasefire or the end of their war on forests? We refuse to...
Posted by Annisa Rahmawati - 19 September, 2014 - 15:25
Local people from Mahan, India, protest against a proposed coal mine.

The Mahan Story — It Takes a Village

In the village it is pitch dark by 7.30 pm. At the designated spot for the meeting, there are about 15 or 20 villagers holding solar lanterns. The meeting...
Posted by Anonymous - 26 August, 2014 - 16:07

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