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Orang-utans hugging

Image | 15 April, 2007 at 10:44

Nyaru Menteng Orang-utan reintroduction project near Palanga Raya, Kalimantan/Borneo

Greenpeace launches Forest Defenders Camp in Indonesia

Press release | 9 October, 2007 at 0:00

Jakarta, 9 October 2007 - Greenpeace today opened the ForestDefenders Camp (FDC) in Riau Province, Sumatra, Indonesia, as part of its international effort to protect the world's remaining forests and the global climate prior to the Kyoto protocol...

Forests and climate up in smoke

Feature story | 10 October, 2007 at 0:00

Never has the threat to the world’s forests been more acute nor the risk of dangerous climate change so imminent. With about one-fifth of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions being caused by forest destruction we are highlighting how Indonesia...

Forest destruction, climate change and palm oil expansion in Indonesia

Publication | 29 October, 2007 at 0:00

Forests are vital to life on earth. They are the richest of all ecosystems - covering only eight per cent of the planet (1)and are home to two thirds of all known species of terrestrial plants and animals(2). Millions of people rely directly on...

Greenpeace welcomes Swedish oil giant's decision not to use palm oil

Press release | 1 November, 2007 at 10:44

Greenpeace welcomes the decision by Swedish petrol giant OKQ8 to abandon plans to use palm oil in their new biodiesel Eco20. The announcement comes after prolonged campaigning by Greenpeace and other environmental groups against palm oil...

How the palm oil industry is Cooking the Climate - full report

Publication | 8 November, 2007 at 0:00

Every year, 1.8 billion tonnes (Gt) of climate changing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are released by the degradation and burning of Indonesia’s peatlands – 4% of global GHG emissions from less than 0.1% of the land on earth. This report shows...

How the palm oil industry is Cooking the Climate

Publication | 8 November, 2007 at 0:00

Every year, 1.8 billion tonnes (Gt) of climate changing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are released by the degradation and burning of Indonesia’s peatlands – 4% of global GHG emissions from less than 0.1% of the land on earth. This report shows...

Palm oil: Cooking the Climate

Feature story | 8 November, 2007 at 0:00

If, as you read this, you're tucking into a KitKat or dipping into a tube of Pringles, you might be interested to know that these products contain palm oil that is linked to the destruction of forests and peatlands in Indonesia. As our new report...

A tree stump is visible in an area which

Image | 19 March, 2008 at 1:00

A tree stump is visible in an area which has recently been deforested to expand the Duta Palma Palm oil plantation.

How Unilever Palm Oil Suppliers are Burning Up Borneo

Publication | 21 April, 2008 at 0:00

New evidence shows expansion by Unilever palm oil suppliers is driving species extinction in Central Kalimantan, and fuelling climate change

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