Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Forests-Action-at-Clariant-Meeting-in-Basel-27MZIFLQREGW.htmlConceptually similarToxics Action Waste Returned to Sender ClariantGP01S1TCompleted★★★★Toxics Action Waste Returned to Sender ClariantGP01S1RCompleted★★★★Toxics Protest at Novartis Annual General Meeting BaselGP01SL6Completed★★★★Toxics Protest at Novartis Annual General Meeting BaselGP01SL7Completed★★★★Toxics Protest at Novartis Annual General Meeting BaselGP01SL8Completed★★★★Toxics Protest at Novartis Annual General Meeting BaselGP01SL9Completed★★★★Toxics Protest at Novartis Annual General Meeting BaselGP01SLACompleted★★★★Toxics Protest at Novartis Annual General Meeting BaselGP01SLBCompleted★★★★Toxics Protest at Novartis Annual General Meeting BaselGP01SLCCompleted★★★★View AllGP01UPPForests Action at Clariant Meeting in BaselGreenpeace activists welcomed the shareholders of Clariant at their Annual General Meeting with a six meter high inflatable grizzly bear. Greenpeace calls upon the Clariant shareholders to end their business with Canadian companies which are destroying the rainforest with a banner reading "Clariant, stopp Geschafte mit Urwaldzerstorern!" (Clariant, stop business with ancient forest destroyers!)In original language:Wälder Aktion bei Clariant Meeting in BaselLocations:Basel-Europe, East Europe, Alpine Countries-SwitzerlandDate:12 Jun, 1998Credit:© Greenpeace / Ex-Press / David AdairMaximum size:2312px X 1654pxRestrictions:Images ok for use in all Greenpeace campaigns, products and brochures. NOT FOR ADVERTISING OR COMMERCIAL USE.Keywords:Actions and protests-Ancient forests-Banners-Bears-Bicycles-Clariant-Day-Forests (campaign title)-Great Bear Rainforest (campaign title)-Greenpeace activists-KWCI (GPI)-Meetings-Outdoors-Props-Two peopleShoot:Forests Action at Clariant Meeting in BaselGreenpeace activists called upon the shareholders of Clariant to end their business with Canadian companies which are destroying the rainforest. The shareholders were welcomed to Clariant's annual general meeting with a six meter high inflatable grizzly bear. The German subsidiary of multinational Clariantis partly owned by Hoechst AG and currently buys up to 8,000 tonnes of pulp from Canada's second largest rainforest ravager, Western Forest products (WFP). The logging company has recently started blasting logging roads in the pristine rainforest valleys of the Great Bear Rainforest, on the west coast of Canada. Greenpeace is calling for the full protection of the remaining pristine rainforests valleys on Canada's west coast. Of the original 353 primary rainforest watersheds only 69 remain intact. Most exist in the Great Bear Rainforest.