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Greenpeace director refused entry to Indonesia following smear campaign

Blog entry by Jamie Woolley, Greenpeace UK | 13 October, 2011 4 comments

John Sauven the Exeuctive Director of Greenpeace UK chats to Prince Charles during the Glastonbury music festival in 2010. Image: Vanessa Miles. In a bizarre turn of events usually seen in a John le Carré novel, the executive...

“We are people already sold” say voices from African rainforests

Blog entry by Susanne Breitkopf, Greenpeace International | 6 October, 2011 5 comments

Approximately 40 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo depend on the rainforest for their basic needs, such as medicine, food or shelter. In this image a local fisherman guides his boat through the waters of Lac Tumba...

"I'm the eye of the tiger"

Blog entry by Rusmadya Maharuddin, Greenpeace Indonesia | 22 September, 2011 8 comments

Greenpeace tiger activists encounter a truck carrying logs from a natural forest on the first day of the "tiger tour", where they will travel through Sumatra to bear witness to the real condition of Indonesia's forests. Image: Ulet...

Massive land grab of Papua New Guinea’s remaining forests results in violence against...

Blog entry by Sam Moko, Forest Campaigner in Papua New Guinea | 14 October, 2011 6 comments

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is one of the few places on earth where indigenous people still control their land, with just three percent of the country controlled by the government or private enterprise. Customary ownership is partly...

Daily news: Marine life contamination spreads off Fukushima and Brazil opens...

Blog entry by Oriana L | 26 May, 2011

Top news: Radioactive contamination off Fukushima is on the rise; Switzerland drops plans for new nuclear reactors; Greenpeace Africa launches energy[r]evolution; Brazil’s approval Forest Code lifts anti-deforestation measures. ...

The Great Bear Rainforest – A ‘Greenprint’ ten years in the making

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa, Forest campaigner, Canada | 4 April, 2011

The United Nations declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests. While a celebratory moment, it also sheds a much needed spotlight on the significant deforestation that continues around the world. Our campaigns in Indonesia, the...

Bearing witness to the threatened beauty of Indonesian rainforests

Blog entry by Cakra Prathama, Greenpeace Indonesia | 3 October, 2011 10 comments

For ten days now we have been touring Sumatra to bear witness to the true state of Indonesia’s rainforests - and everywhere we go we see forest destruction. It’s distressing, but at the same time it drives us to keep fighting against...

Green forestry labels PEFC & SFI called into question

Blog entry by Judy Rodrigues, Greenpeace International | 17 October, 2011 5 comments

With an abundance of ‘green’ labelled paper and furniture products available, we consumers have more power than ever to support a growing market for wood products that do not come at the cost of biodiversity, the regulation of our...

‘Tigers’ expose Asia Pulp and Paper greenwash

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar, Greenpeace Indonesia | 27 September, 2011 5 comments

Last week we launched the ‘eye of the tiger’ tour in Indonesia , during which five activists will journey around Sumatra bearing witness to the forest destruction caused by companies like Asia Pulp and Paper (APP).  However, a few...

Daily News: Barbie’s deforestation habits get her dumped - World Oceans Day marked by...

Blog entry by Kamila P | 8 June, 2011 1 comment

Top News: Ken breaks up with Barbie over her packaging; Greenpeace protests against nuclear waste transport; Australia bans live cattle exports to Indonesia due to the unethical treatment of animals; UK researchers develop bin shaming...

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