Paradise Forests

Please - stop buying wood that is stolen from my people

Posted by admin — 30 March 2006 at 9:00am - Comments

PNG landowner Brian Baring outside the offices of Montague L Meyer, responsible for rainforest destruction

Brian Baring, a member of the Gingilang clan, hails from Papua New Guinea and has been involved in protecting the country's ancient forests for some time. His clan have been custodians of the land for thousands of years and are now legally the customary landowners.

Forest rescue station launched

Posted by admin — 28 February 2006 at 9:00am - Comments

Local foresters help Greenpeace volunteers mark out land boundaries near Lake Murray

In the remote forests of Papau New Guinea, illegal and destructive logging continues to threaten both the local communities and the fragile ecosystem. But today Greenpeace launched a major initiative to help indigenous tribes establish their rights to the land they have occupied for generations.

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