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Daily News: Red Carpet Activists Vindicated; Thailand leads the energy [r]evolution

Blog entry by JPateraki | 23 August, 2011

© Alex Stoneman / Greenpeace Top news: Danish court recognizes peaceful protest; Hormone disruptor found in dirty laundry; Thailand (r)evolts ; Carbon offsets down under;  Conservationists build Orangutan Bridges #Red...

Daily news: GM crops OK’d in Kenya; Iconic guitars facing extinction

Blog entry by MaeveS | 1 August, 2011 4 comments

Top news: Kenya becomes latest African country to allow GM crops; Fishing industry gears up for discard debate; Malaysia takes step towards sustainable palm oil; Deforestation threatens Gibson guitars #GM: Kenya has become Africa’s...

Daily news: Polar bear protest: Greenpeace activists occupy Cairn Energy’s UK...

Blog entry by Emma M | 19 July, 2011

Top news: Polar bears occupy Cairn HQ, radio-active beef found in Japanese cows, labeling of palm oil products in Australia. #Energy: 50 activists dressed as polar bears entered the Cairn headquarters yesterday and occupied it .

Daily news: Five tonnes of coal delivered to South African power company, and...

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 27 June, 2011

Top news: Eskom gets big coal delivery; Nuclear should work towards nuclear energy phase-out following Fukushima disaster; new GE edible crop to be sold following three months of animal testing; eco-tourists in the Philippines welcomed...

One year after Nestlé committed to giving rainforests a break – what has been achieved?

Feature story | 23 May, 2011 at 12:50

It’s now been one year since pressure from thousands of people around the world convinced the world’s largest food and drink company - Nestlé - to give Indonesian rainforests and their inhabitants a break by removing products responsible for...

Daily News: TEPCO injects nitrogen into Fukushima nuclear plant, and Arctic...

Blog entry by Alexa P | 7 April, 2011

Top news: Nitrogen injected into Fukushima’s reactor 1 to avert potential explosion; proposal to reduce global temperatures by “whitening clouds” could actually increase global warming; Arctic freshwater melt set to flood into ocean,...

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...

Protection Money

Publication | 23 November, 2010 at 10:00

How industry expansion plans would use climate funds to bankroll deforestation and undermine President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s commitment to low-carbon development.

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...

When the last tree is cut...

Blog entry by JulietteH | 29 October, 2010 20 comments

There's a proverb that says: "When the last tree is cut, when the last river has been poisoned, when the last fish has been caught, then we will find out that we can't eat money." Looking at this photo by Daniel Beltrá, I am...

Saving Sumatra (video)

Video | 16 October, 2010 at 16:00

October 16, 2010 A Greenpeace team flies over Sumatra, Indonesia to bear witness to the forest destruction that is happening there. Right now, Indonesia and Norway have a chance to change history and to end the destruction of Indonesia's...

Sinar Mas gets ultimatum from RSPO over palm oil and deforestation

Blog entry by Ian Duff | 24 September, 2010 1 comment

At last, the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is threatening action following the release last month of the independent audit commissioned by Sinar Mas , which showed that the company had been breaking Indonesian law and RSPO...

RSPO letters

Publication | 23 September, 2010 at 8:00

Late last night, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) published three letters to Indonesian palm oil giant, Sinar Mas, on its website, which state that the company has repeatedly violated the RSPO’s core Principles and Criteria. In the...

Exposed: Notorious rainforest destroyer Sinar Mas misled stock exchange and customers

Press release | 19 August, 2010 at 18:32

Jakarta, Indonesia, 19 August 2010 – Sinar Mas has been forced into a humiliating climb down as its independent auditors published a statement on their website saying that the audit had been misreported as it has been published and presented. The...

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...

Greenpeace response to Sinar Mas ‘verification exercise’:

Press release | 10 August, 2010 at 12:04

Jakarta, Indonesia, 10 August 2010 -- Greenpeace today responded to notorious rainforest destroyer Sinar Mas’ self-styled 'verification exercise':

palm oil and Sinar Mas reports

Background | 9 August, 2010 at 22:23

Greenpeace publications between 2007 and 2010 referencing palm oil and/or the Sinar Mas group:

What happened after you left that comment on Nestlé's Facebook page?

Blog entry by Laura K. | 9 August, 2010 7 comments

Remember this? “Social media: as you can see, we’re learning as we go. Thanks for the comments.” On March 19th that was the status message on Nestlé’s Facebook fan page - which had already been under siege for three days. The message...

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