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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.

Daily News: Italy rejects nuclear power and chainsaw Barbie protests in Tel Aviv

Blog entry by Josh S | 14 June, 2011

Top News: Italian public says no to nuclear power; Barbie’s deforestation habit continues in Tel Aviv; anti-nuclear rallies in Japan mark three months since start of Fukushima nuclear disaster; Europe’s first ‘eco-mosque’ planned in...

P&G commits to No Deforestation

Image gallery | 8 April, 2014

International Day of Forests 2014

Image gallery | 20 March, 2014

Indonesian Forest Fires Force Evacuation

Image gallery | 18 July, 2013

Good Oil - Sumatra's Sustainable Palm Oil

Video | 17 August, 2012 at 16:46

The small holder palm oil project run by the farmers of Dosan village in Riau (Sumatra, Indonesia) is demonstrating that sustainable palm oil production and protection of Indonesia's remaining rainforest can go hand in hand.

Market Life

Blog entry by gillo | 9 November, 2009

From Suzette, communications coordinator at the Climate Defenders Camp in Indonesia It almost feels like a home coming. Landing back in Indonesia and then travelling into the back-blocks of Sumatra. In the last few years I’ve been...

Greenpeace Canada: Canadian-made nuclear reactor too dangerous to build

Blog entry by Justin | 3 December, 2008

The new report commissioned by Greenpeace warns that Canada’s CANDU-6 nuclear reactor, designed by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) in the 1970s, is unsafe and too dangerous to build according to modern regulatory standards. The...

Forest Solutions

Image gallery | 12 June, 2012

Eviction of Climate Defenders Camp

Image | 15 November, 2009 at 1:00

Over 60 Indonesia police forcibly evict protesters at Greenpeace's climate camp.

A tree stump is visible in an area which

Image | 19 March, 2008 at 2:00

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

Cooking the Climate

Video | 4 February, 2009 at 16:57

The soaring global demand for palm oil is accelerating the destruction of the Indonesian rainforests. A tragedy for the forests and the people who depend on them and a disaster for the global climate.

Papua: Indonesia's Last Forest Frontier

Video | 2 October, 2008 at 16:42

Papua is home to Indonesia's last remaining pristine forest. These areas are now under increasing threat from the encroaching palm oil industry.

Forest Action against APRIL in Indonesia

Image | 12 November, 2009 at 10:30

12 November - Indonesia. Over 50 Greenpeace activists take action against APRIL, one of Indonesia's biggest pulp and paper producers, to prevent it destroying the rainforest on the Kampar Peninsula to make way for tree plantations, grown for pulp...

Toying with forest destruction

Video | 7 June, 2011 at 13:07

www.greenpeace.org/app-toying-with-extinction How toy packaging is linked to forest destruction.

April 14: Politics decides nuclear waste site

Blog entry by Almudena | 14 April, 2010

Politics decides nuclear waste site Greenpeace activists in Dannenberg, close to Gorleben. Greenpeace presented yesterday a document of government files on the Internet revealing that the site of nuclear waste disposal at...

March 26: Putting palm oil centre stage

Blog entry by danielkramb | 26 March, 2010

Land clearing operations carried out by Sinar Mas for palm oil production in the rainforests near Danau Sentarum National Park. Things are moving: Sinar Mas, the Indonesian palm oil supplier at the heart of our ongoing campaign...

Climate Defenders Camp construction

Image | 24 November, 2009 at 19:09

Our Climate Defenders Camp was set up last month - in the heart of the Indonesian rainforest - to highlight the urgent need for international forest protection as part of the global plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Homeless orangutans call for forest protection

Image | 24 November, 2009 at 18:59

Homeless orangutans have also been spotted in Switzerland where they have been calling on the government to support forest protection at the upcoming UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen.

Forest Action against APRIL in Indonesia

Image | 12 November, 2009 at 14:46

Over 50 Greenpeace activists from the Climate Defenders Camp on the Kampar Peninsula take action against deforestation.

Mélanie Laurent in Indonesia

Image | 3 November, 2009 at 15:54

Melanie Laurent gives support to Greenpeace activists and local volunteers during attempt to halt drainage by constructing dams on the peatland canals as part of their "Climate Defender Camp" at Kampar Peninsula, Teluk meranti village, Riau...

Melanie Laurent gives support to Greenpeace

Image | 3 November, 2009 at 15:51

Melanie Laurent gives support to Greenpeace activists and local volunteers during attempt to halt drainage by constructing dams on the peatland canals as part of their "Climate Defender Camp" at Kampar Peninsula, Teluk meranti village, Riau...

Gathering Palm Oil Seed

Image | 1 September, 2008 at 3:00

Gathering Palm Oil Seed Aman Saputra and his children carrying palm oil seed. His oldest child Suci (yellow shist) is 11 years old. She helps her father in the field when not in school.

Eucalyptus plantations east of Pekanbaru

Image | 31 August, 2008 at 3:00

Eucalyptus plantations east of Pekanbaru. Pulpwood plantations, timber industries and oil palm plantations, are driving the destruction of Indonesia's forests.

PT Indah Kiat Pulp and Paper Plant

Image | 28 August, 2008 at 3:00

PT Indah Kiat Pulp and Paper Plant. Indonesia's forests are being felled at a rate faster than in any other major forested country. However, it is home to between 10 and 15 percent of all known species of plants, mammals and birds which make up...

Smoke from forest fires in Giam Siak Kecil

Image | 19 February, 2009 at 15:46

Smoke from man made forest fires in the RAPP concession in Giam Siak Kecil area to clear land for palm oil plantations. This photo was recently delivered to Hillary Clinton as she visited Indonesia along with an open letter calling for her...

Indonesian Greenpeace activist Romadon Canarisla

Image | 10 November, 2008 at 18:32

Indonesian Greenpeace activist Romadon Canarisla from the MY Esperanza climbs the anchor chain of the tanker ‘Gran Couva’ and braves the crew’s water hoses. The tanker is carrying 27,000 metric tonnes of crude palm oil for the Wilmar company...

Eleven Greenpeace activists dressed as orang

Image | 28 May, 2008 at 2:00

Eleven Greenpeace activists dressed as orang-utans bring an alternative breakfast to the Italian national football team. Produced by Ferrero, Nutella is one of the main sponsors of the team. Ferrero buys palm oil for its product from Indonesia,...

'APRIL: Stop trashing our future!' Activists protest rainforest destruction

Image | 15 July, 2010 at 14:35

Greenpeace activists in Teluk Binjai, Pelalawan, Riau unfurl a banner that reads "APRIL: Stop trashing our future!" as they blockade a barge being loaded with Kampar rainforest logs, destined for APRIL's pulp mill in Pangkalan Kerinci. This...

Deforestation in East Kalimantan

Image | 17 September, 2010 at 16:47

17 September 2010 - Indonesia. Dadi, a Greenpeace volunteer, stands on a pile of logs outside Long Noran village, East Kalimantan. In the background is the Bukit Subur Estate palm tree plantation. Deforestation is driving climate change and...

President Obama's car passes message 'Cut emissions, not forests!'

Image | 10 November, 2010 at 12:13

November 9, 2010 - President Obama's car passes Greenpeace Indonesia activists bearing the message 'Obama: Cut Emissions Not Forests', during his visit to Jakarta. Greenpeace today challenged the United States to dramatically increase the...

March 17: Ilegal GM rice in Chinese shelves

Blog entry by Almudena | 17 March, 2010

Rice farmers from the Yunnan Province Despite that the Chinese government has not yet approved the commercial cultivation of GM rice, a Greenpeace study released on Monday found genetically modified rice in supermarkets in China ,...

Action against logging barge in Indonesia.

Generic multimedia item | 11 February, 2004 at 1:00

The Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior discovered barges loaded with hundreds of logs soon to be exported from Indonesia and suspected to have been extracted illegally. The logs come from a region that includes the Tanjung Puting National Park --...

Climate Rescue Station - Borobudur

Image gallery | 18 October, 2012

Coalification of Water

Image gallery | 21 March, 2014

Forests Action at Pulp Mill in Indonesia

Image | 25 November, 2009 at 10:15

Greenpeace activists hang a banner with the message "Forest Destruction: You can stop this" from the top of a loading crane in the port of a major pulp mill facility in Riau Province.

Over 50 Greenpeace activists from the Climate

Image | 12 November, 2009 at 14:53

Over 50 Greenpeace activists from the Climate Defenders Camp on the Kampar Peninsula take action against deforestation

Climate Action against APRIL in Indonesia

Image | 12 November, 2009 at 14:22

Over 50 Greenpeace activists from the Climate Defenders Camp on the Kampar Peninsula take action against deforestation - unfurling a 20 x 30 meter banner in a freshly destroyed area of rainforest that read ‘Obama youcan stop this’, urging him to...

Climate Action against APRIL in Indonesia

Image | 12 November, 2009 at 1:00

Over 50 Greenpeace activists from the Climate Defenders Camp on the Kampar Peninsula take action against deforestation - unfurling a 20 x 30 meter banner in a freshly destroyed area of rainforest that read ‘Obama youcan stop this’, urging him to...

Activists Build Dams in Indonesia

Image | 3 November, 2009 at 16:26

A less known cause of climate change is the destruction of peatlands in primary forests to make way for production forests. This is another problem Greenpeace is committed to stop. Here, in this photo from November 2009, Greenpeace activists and...

Illegal loggers cut a fallen Iron Wood tree

Image | 5 September, 2008 at 3:00

Illegal loggers cut a fallen Iron Wood tree (Intsia palembanica) also known as "Merbau", near the 22000ha palm oil plantation of the Sinarmas Group.

Greenpeace Nestle orangutan action UK

Video | 19 March, 2010 at 16:40

We have new evidence which shows that Nestlé - the makers of Kit Kat - are using palm oil produced in areas where the orang-utans' rainforests once grew.

Orang-utan

Image | 1 July, 2001 at 2:00

Orang-utan

International Day of Forests

Image gallery | 21 March, 2013

Forests action against Sinar Mas in Indonesia

Image | 25 November, 2009 at 9:54

Greenpeace activists hang a banner with the message "Forest Destruction: You can stop this" from the top of a loading crane in the port of a major pulp mill facility in Riau Province 900 kilometers (600 miles) Northwest of Jakarta.

Indonesian Greenpeace activist Romadon Canarisla

Image | 27 November, 2008 at 17:18

Indonesian Greenpeace activist Romadon Canarisla from the MY Esperanza climbs the anchor chain of the tanker ‘Gran Couva’ and braves the crew’s water hoses. The tanker is carrying 27,000 metric tonnes of crude palm oil for the Wilmar company...

Give me a break

Image | 17 March, 2010 at 1:00

Give me a break - A Greenpeace billboard near the Nestle HQ in Croydon, London, urges the confectionary giant to stop buying palm oil from the biggest and most destructive palm oil producer – the Sinar Mas Group.

February 25: Unilever blacklists deforestation palm oil company, Indonesia; China...

Blog entry by mwilson | 25 February, 2010 2 comments

This is a trial series. Decimated rainforests in Indonesia, being cleared for palm oil plantations. © Will Rose / Greenpeace Reuters reported that Unilever has told dealers not to source palm oil from the Indonesian...

The Prepared Palm Oil Statement - by Nestle

Blog entry by laurak | 30 March, 2010 2 comments

I called Nestlé up last week as part of our Kit Kat call action and spoke with a very friendly and polite man named *Bob about their palm oil policy. I told Bob that despite Nestlé's announcement that it would cancel contracts...

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