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Timber companies shift to save the forests

Blog entry by Francois | July 29, 2008

Forests are the lungs of the Earth, we know that. But, the world’s ancient forests also provide the world with water, shape the world’s climate and support as much as 90 per cent of the earth’s land-based plant and animals. They are...

Dove parody gets results on Unilever palm oil policy

Blog entry by Nick | May 2, 2008

Dove advert The Greenpeace campaign in Europe (that started with the Dove parody ) to get Unilever to stop using the rainforest damaging palm oil has returned quick results. Despite insisting a week ago that they wouldn’t be...

Dove Onslaught(er)

Blog entry by Nick | April 22, 2008

This video supports a campaign being run by Greenpeace in Europe against the use of palm oil by Unilever, the makers of Dove beauty products. Unilever are buying palm oil from suppliers who destroy Indonesia's rainforests.... ...

Is your outdoor furniture forest friendly?

Blog entry by Nick | February 7, 2008

Ever wonder where your beautiful BBQ table came from? Today Greenpeace NZ along with the Indonesia Human Rights Committee released a new ' Guide to Forest Friendly Outdoor Furniture Retailers '. It shows that the majority of outdoor...

Global protests grow as KFC bosses sit in stunned silence

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | June 8, 2012

The past 10 days have seen a growing chorus of protests aimed at KFC’s destructive packaging while the company has remained totally silent over what action it will take to cut the infamous Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) out of its supply...

Rio+20: The Future We Want versus the Powerpoint they negotiate ...

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | May 29, 2012

Over the last six months I have been away from home a lot watching our governments editing a powerpoint in windowless rooms. Sounds sad, I know, but the document is entitled "The Future We Want" and is not just any powerpoint. It´s...

Amazon pig iron industry called to account for environmental and human rights abuses

Blog entry by James Turner | May 29, 2012

zoom We have stood down our blockade of the pig iron cargo ship Clipper Hope in the Amazon. And have an assurance from the Vice-Governor that the pig iron industry, senior police and legal reps will meet with us to ...

Acai - not just a juice, a way of life

Blog entry by James Turner | May 7, 2012

While the Rainbow Warrior sat at anchor on a wide expanse of the Amazon river , a small Greenpeace team set off in inflatable boats towards the village of Bailique, to meet with local people who are resisting the trend towards...

Captain's Blog: The Warrior sets sails on the Amazon

Blog entry by Pete Willcox, Captain of the Rainbow Warrior | April 2, 2012

It's 10.30 at night. I am fighting a cold, and feel like a hammered horseshoe. I look out from behind my curtain and say, "Give it a rest". Angelo, our third mate quickly retreats. This is the Italian Stallion's first trip with...

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