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The importance of Indonesia

Blog entry by bex | 19 October, 2010

I was hoping to write my first post in Indonesia from the Rainbow Warrior. As it turns out, the Warrior is anchored out at sea, waiting for permission to get into the country from the Indonesian government. The ship and crew have been...

Victory: Burger King drops forest destroyer Sinar Mas!

Blog entry by Rolf Skaar - Forest Campaigner Greenpeace USA | 2 September, 2010 1 comment

Burger King is 'Cutter King' no longer! Don’t blink or you’ll miss news from the fast-moving campaign to protect the Paradise Forests !  Last week, after Greenpeace campaigned from New York to California, Burger King said it...

Your messages to Nestlé shareholders: delivered.

Blog entry by Ruben | 29 April, 2010 3 comments

Originally posted by Laura on April 16, 2010 9:21 AM You sent over 200.000 e-mails to Nestlé and all we've gotten so far is a lot of repetitive statements from the largest food and drink company in the world. Yesterday we...

Bad time down under for APP gets worse

Blog entry by Andy T | 26 August, 2011 1 comment

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for Steve Nicholson, the corporate affairs director for Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) in Australia and New Zealand. Fresh from a  PR crisis in Australia - caused when his staff were found out for...

Quarterly - 2009.2

Background | 8 December, 2009 at 12:37

Quarterly - 2008.3

Background | 22 December, 2008 at 12:29

Socializing the dangers of nuclear power

Blog entry by jmckeati | 18 May, 2010 1 comment

So, how about this … Indonesia is committed to have a nuclear power plant soon as new source of energy, officials said here on Monday. For the purpose, Indonesia has allocated 7 billion rupiah (about 769,633 U.S. dollars) for...

An Animation about Palm Oil

Video | 17 February, 2014 at 15:30

Every year, thousands of hectares of Indonesian rainforest and peatlands are being destroyed to make way for new palm oil plantations. We don't have to clear forests for palm oil - solutions exist and come companies are on track to supply clean,...

Barbie & Mattel’s deforestation habit goes ‘viral’

Blog entry by Laura K. | 15 June, 2011 15 comments

Breaking up in public isn’t easy. But Ken and Barbie, who split last week over Barbie’s rainforest wrecking, have done so in a very, very public way. Ken’s video interview that broke the scandal has now been seen over one million...

Nothing but paper tigers in Indonesia? If APP has its way.

Blog entry by An Lambrechts, Forest Campaigner | 18 November, 2010 1 comment

Greenpeace Activists with faces painted like tigers protest inside the International Pulp and Paper Awards in Brussels November 16th, where they awarded the 'Golden Chainsaw 2010' to Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) for 30 years of forest...

How our Nestlé campaign travelled around the web

Blog entry by Jamie W. | 29 October, 2010

Is it a tube map for spiders? A diagram of the galactic core? No, it's an analysis of our ongoing Sinar Mas campaign, specifically the way it has evolved online. Communication consultants  Salter Baxter  have tracked how our...

Rainbow Warrior ordered out of Indonesia - rainforest destruction allowed to stay

Blog entry by Rebecca | 25 October, 2010 5 comments

( Watch ' Saving Sumatra' ) Being a part of a Greenpeace ship tour is never boring. Generally, you expect the unexpected, and then you're surprised. But even by ship tour standards, the Rainbow Warrior's recent 'tour' of...

Will notorious forest destroyer Sinar Mas come clean?

Blog entry by Laura K. | 29 July, 2010 5 comments

The short answer: not likely. In fact, not only will they not be likely to come ‘clean’, but today we are releasing fresh evidence that Sinar Mas’s notorious forest destroying practices continue unabated and in direct violation of...

Another break for rainforests as palm oil company reveals plan to halt destruction

Blog entry by Laura K. | 9 February, 2011 6 comments

A baby orang-utan plays at the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS). Orang-utan habitat is being destroyed through the clearing of Indonesian rainforest by the palm oil and pulp and paper industries. Image: Natalie Behring-Chishol...

Historic Indonesian forest protection deal at risk from industry

Blog entry by Laura K. | 23 November, 2010 3 comments

Image: Will Rose / Greenpeace Norway and Indonesia are about to make history. A 1 billion USD forest protection deal between these two countries could help set Indonesia on a low-carbon development pathway and become a positive...

Sinar Mas remains a notorious forest destroyer, its own audit shows

Blog entry by Laura K. | 10 August, 2010 4 comments

Watch the video An important fact about the Sinar Mas group: it is destroying carbon-rich rainforests and peatlands in Indonesia, including endangered wildlife habitat. If you take away one thing from this post - that’s the most...

Tigers Eye Tour

Image gallery | 19 September, 2012

Kalimantan Tiger Tour

Image | 17 September, 2012 at 16:30

Activists from Greenpeace and Walhi dressed in tiger costumes travel to bear witness in the forest in Pulau Salak, Tanah Bumbu Regency, South Kalimantan Province. Greenpeace is urging the government to take immediate action to protect the habitat...

Firefighting in action

Blog entry by Jess | 27 August, 2009 4 comments

© Greenpeace/FB Anggoro An update from Richi about fighting the forest fires that raged through Indonesia recently My name is Richi, and I work for Greenpeace in Indonesia doing action logistics and volunteer coordination.

Greenpeace identifies suspected illegal logs

Image | 15 February, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace identifies suspected illegal logs on a barge off the coast of central Kalimantan in Indonesia. These logs came from an area including the Tanjung Puting National Park -- home of dwindling numbers of orang-utans where logging is forbidden.

The Kerumutan Peat Swamp Forest, Riau

Image | 28 April, 2010 at 16:35

Covering 1.3 million hectares, the Kerumutan Peat Swamp Forest is one of the most critically threatened areas in the Province of Riau. It has been designated one of the regional priority landscapes for conserving tigers.

Pole and Line Sustainable Fishing

Image | 17 February, 2012 at 16:09

Crew on a pole and line vessel catch skipjack tuna in the water off Larantuka, Flores, Indonesia, 16th December 2011. Pole and line fisheries are one of the only true sustainable fishing methods on the planet with almost no by-catch.

Kalimantan Tiger Tour

Image | 20 September, 2012 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists cross an canal in PT. Graha Inti Jaya Manusup palm oil plantation during the tiger tour in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Greenpeace is calling on Indonesian citizens to be part of the 'Tigers Eye Community.'ù To protect...

Forest Fire Families

Video | 28 May, 2014 at 16:35

Indonesia's forests are the third largest in the world and its swamp-like peatlands are one of the world's biggest carbon stores. But decades of forest clearance to make way for industrial scale plantations is creating a tinderbox. Smoke from...

Coal Mining Site in South Kalimantan

Image | 12 November, 2014 at 14:00

Two Greenpeace investigators by a toxic settling pond used by the coal industry in Asam-asam Coal Mine in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Greenpeace is calling on the provincial and national government to stop the coal industry poisoning the water...

More: Climate Defenders Camp

Background | 13 November, 2009 at 16:53

The Greenpeace Climate Defenders Camp is in the heart of the Indonesian rainforest.

Saving Sumatra

Generic multimedia item | 20 October, 2010 at 6:18

During his recent visit to Indonesia, Kumi Naidoo (Greenpeace International Executive Director) and a Greenpeace team flew over Sumatra to bear witness to the forest destruction that is happening there. Rainforests and carbon-rich peatlands in...

Nuclear News: World Bank nixes nuclear energy

Blog entry by Justin | 12 April, 2010

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: World Bank nixes nuclear energy 'The World Bank is getting roasted by significant political heat over its decision to grant a $3.75 billion loan to South Africa to build a 4,800 MW...

Protect Paradise

Image gallery | 15 November, 2013

Tell me about the Indonesian forests

Generic multimedia item | 3 February, 2004 at 1:00

Indonesia has the largest list of endangered species of any country in the world. Illegal logging threatens the home of organg-utans and a vast range of biodiversity.

Polluting Paradise

Image gallery | 17 April, 2013

Indonesian Forest Fires: Laskar's Story

Image gallery | 18 July, 2013

Warning, 900 PSI!

Image gallery | 18 July, 2013

Action at Cilacap coal plant on Central Java’s south coast, Indonesia

Image | 12 February, 2009 at 15:24

Greenpeace takes direct action to expose the true cost of coal at Cilacap coal plant on Central Java’s south coast. 40 Greenpeace activists and local community representatives, wearing white masks to symbolise the health risks to local...

Activists at the headquarters of Sinar Mas.

Image | 19 March, 2009 at 18:00

19 March - Indonesia. Activists at the headquarters of Sinar Mas - Indonesia's largest logging and palm oil producers who are destroying ancient forests and peatlands, adding to Indonesia's massive carbon emissions. Read more .

The last frontier of intact ancient forest in Indonesia

Image | 7 July, 2010 at 2:28

Pristine forests near Manokwari in West Papua, the last frontier of intact ancient forest in Indonesia - a reminder of what we are working to save. Greenpeace is campaigning for an end to all deforestation in tropical forests, which is critical...

Action against April Pulp in Indonesia

Image | 15 July, 2010 at 14:03

15 July - Indonesia. Twenty-five Greenpeace activists in Teluk Binjai, Pelalawan, Riau, block the loading of a barge carrying rainforest logs from Kampar's carbon rich peatland forests by pulp and paper products manufacturing giant APRIL. Read...

Orang-utans hugging

Image | 15 April, 2007 at 12:44

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

Forest Clearing Witnessed By Activists

Image | 27 September, 2012 at 18:30

Active forest clearing by PT Asia Tani Persada, who supply Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) in Kuala Labai, West Kalimantan. Greenpeace activists witness active clearing of the forest during the Tiger Tour Kalimantan on September 27, 2012 in Kuala Labai...

Head & Shoulders: Wipes Out More than Dandruff

Video | 17 March, 2014 at 12:30

Procter & Gamble, makers of Head & Shoulders shampoo, continues to source the palm oil found in it's products from suppliers involved with destruction of Indonesian rainforests, home to the last 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild.

Halting deforestation in Indonesia

Image gallery | 23 May, 2011

Indonesia: beauty and destruction

Image gallery | 23 May, 2011

KFC Action

Image gallery | 29 May, 2012

Activists locked down Sinar Mas headquarters

Blog entry by Jess | 20 March, 2009

Forest destruction is now universally recognised to cause about 20 percent of annual greenhouse gas emissions. This means that cutting down trees is more destructive to the planet than the entire global transport sector. Add that to...

Coal Power Plant Protests in Indonesia

Image gallery | 24 September, 2014

A Forest Conservation Policy

Image gallery | 5 February, 2013

World Biodiversity Day

Image gallery | 22 May, 2013

12th November 2008 – DUMAI PORT

Image | 17 November, 2008 at 1:00

12th November 2008 – DUMAI PORT, RIAU PROVINCE, SUMATRAAn Indonesian Greenpeace activist from the MY Esperanza climbs the anchor chain of the tanker ‘Isola Corallo’ in the dead of night. Greenpeace is attempting to stop the tanker from loading 29...

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