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Campaign updates

Topic | 22 August, 2011 at 20:27

Follow the latest news on APP and Greenpeace's campaign to protect Indonesia's rainforests and peatlands.

The ramin paper trail

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 13:57

From indiscriminate clearance of Sumatra's peat swamp forests to Asia Pulp & Paper’s expanding global empire

About the campaign

Background | 25 November, 2011 at 11:24

Indonesia's rainforests and carbon-rich peatlands are being destroyed at a rate of more than a million hectares a year, making Indonesia the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases on the planet, endangering species including Sumatran tigers...

Download the evidence

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 13:09

Greenpeace has been working at the front line of rainforest destruction in Indonesia for a number of years, investigating, documenting and exposing the destruction of forest habitat by APP. As well as publishing our findings, in the interests of...

Toying with extinction

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 13:57

This June 2011 Greenpeace investigation revealed that several toy companies - including Mattel, Hasbro, Disney and Lego - were wrapping toys in cheap packaging that regularly contained Indonesian rainforest fibre. By including Asia Pulp & Paper...

Case study: Kerumutan

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 15:00

The 1.3 million hectare Kerumutan Peat Swamp Forest is an important habitat for the critically endangered Sumatran tiger and one of the world's largest remaining areas of carbon-rich peatland. Much of the area is on deep (>3 metres) peat. SMG/APP...

Case study: Bukit Tigapuluh

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 15:12

The Bukit Tigapuluh Forest Landscape in central Sumatra is one of the last refuges of endangered species including the Sumatran tiger, and is critical to the future of the Sumatran orang-utan. While a portion of the Landscape has been designated...

Hasbro and Lego

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 15:20

In addition to identifying Mattel- and Disney-branded products linked to the destruction of Indonesian rainforests, Greenpeace investigations have identified a number of other major toy manufacturers, including Hasbro and LEGO, which produce...

Disney

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 15:23

Forensic testing shows that a wide range of packaging and paper products carrying the Disney brand regularly contain Indonesian rainforest timber. In Indonesia, Mattel manufactures a wide range of Disney-branded fashion dolls. Mattel uses...

What is at stake?

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 14:40

Millions of hectares of Indonesia's rainforest habitats and carbon-rich peatlands remain at risk from clearance for pulp and palm oil plantations, despite the recent partial, weak government moratorium on new expansion into some forest and...

APP's customers in the toy sector

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 15:16

The toy sector uses a lot of glossy packaging. Forensic testing shows that the packaging used by leading toy brands regularly contains Indonesian rainforest fibre. Greenpeace International investigations have also established links between these...

Solutions

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 14:51

Indonesia's future and international trade need not depend on deforestation. The Sinar Mas Group is the largest player in both Indonesia's pulp and palm oil sectors, and it could lead low-carbon growth by setting the bar for industry best...

APP's forest destruction

Background | 26 February, 2012 at 14:55

This investigative report from Greenpeace, 'How APP is toying with extinction', shows how major brands like Mattel, Disney and others are fuelling climate change and pushing Sumatran tigers and orang-utans towards the brink of extinction.

Investigative methods

Background | 25 November, 2011 at 12:02

Greenpeace investigations use a range of techniques, data sources and methodologies to document, analyse and expose the impacts of those responsible for the destruction of Indonesia's rainforests and carbon-rich peatlands. These include field...

APP and the ramin ban

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 14:40

Ramin trees are legally protected under Indonesia’s laws and its national CITES regulations. Sumatra’s peat swamp forests are a key ramin habitat. Government maps show that nearly half the area of this key ramin habitat that remained when...

The scale of APP’s global trade

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 15:16

Asia Pulp & Paper already claims to be the third largest paper company in the world, and aims to be number one. This investigation has identified how APP is breaking Indonesian law, driving Sumatran tigers and ramin trees closer to extinction,...

Call for action

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 14:51

Although Indonesia’s ramin is an internationally protected species, its habitat continues to be cleared. Ramin logs from this clearance are being mixed in with numerous other rainforest logs to feed the pulp and paper sector. The place to tackle...

Ramin at APP’s flagship pulp mill

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 14:40

A year-long investigation at Asia Pulp & Paper’s largest pulp mill in Indonesia, Indah Kiat Perawang, exposes how illegal ramin logs are regularly mixed into its supply of logs from natural forest clearance (so-called mixed tropical hardwood or...

Mattel

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 15:26

Forensic testing shows that a wide range of packaging for the Mattel Barbie fashion dolls regularly contains Indonesian rainforest timber. Mattel uses packaging made with paper produced by APP, a group Greenpeace investigations reveal continues...

From APP’s pulp mill to the ends of the Earth

Background | 26 November, 2011 at 15:16

The key aim of CITES is to ensure that any international trade in ramin specimens or derivatives is not causing a detrimental impact on the species, and comes from legal supplies. The investigation shows that Indah Kiat Perawang trades pulp to...

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