Forests : Films

There are 5 documents in this section.

  • Papua tribes film story of forest destruction

    3 January 2008

    Remote tribal communities in Papua have for the first time used digital video to tell the outside world about the impact uncontrolled logging is having on their traditional way of life - in a series of short films they have produced themselves.

  • Yuri Vella's World

    14 May 2003

    Liivo Niglas has received the first ever IUCN Film Award for the Environment. As part of the annual film festival, Visions du Réel, a 5000 Swiss Franc cash prize went to the Estonian-born film-maker for Yuri Vella's World (Juri Vella Maailm).

  • Timber Mafia

    19 August 2002

    Indonensia is home to 10 per cent of the world's tropical forests but large-scale illegal logging has resulted in swathes of 'protected' forests being cut to feed international wood markets. A high-profile documentary, The Timber Mafia, follows the timber trail in the country where 70 per cent of all logging is thought to be illegal, to its ulitmate destination in the West.

  • Trees are the answer

    13 November 2001

    Trees Are the Answer is an enlightening video documentary hosted by Greenpeace co-founder, Dr Patrick Moore, that explores the beauty, biodiversity and resiliency of forests while delivering a powerful message about how forests work and the role they play in solving many current environmental problems.

  • Fate of the forest

    1 August 2000

    For over 20 years the destruction of the world's tropical forests has been at the forefront of environmental protection campaigns. Yet the devastation continues. Fate of the Forests highlights new strategies for conservation.