552 results found
 

Palm oil action in Finland

Blog entry by nick | May 13, 2009

Before most of us even had our first cup of coffee this morning, 32 activists from Finland and Sweden were up and taking action at a palm oil diesel refinery in Porvoo, Finland. Neste Oil, an oil refining company that is largely owned...

A Time Comes: What it means to take action

Feature story | June 3, 2009 at 8:58

The six Greenpeace activists who shut down a coal power station last year made history when a UK jury agreed that they were acting to safeguard property from the impacts of climate change. A new documentary takes you behind the scenes of that...

Two jeeps transport the team into the orangutan rehabilitation centre

Image | August 22, 2009 at 0:00

Two jeeps transport the team into the orangutan rehabilitation centre. The roads are left in almost an unpassable state to stop logging trucks being able to navigate them safely.

Fonterra implicated in rainforest destruction

Feature story | August 22, 2009 at 0:00

A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that the iconic New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is implicated in Indonesian and Malaysian rainforest destruction, dead orangutans and driving global greenhouse gas emissions.

Greenpeace New Zealand communications manager

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Greenpeace New Zealand communications manager Suzette Jackson stands on former rainforest land, recently cleared and burnt to prepare for the planting of palm.

Pristine rainforest located in a National Park near Jambi

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Pristine rainforest located in a National Park near Jambi, Sumatra. 72 % of Indonesia's ancient intact forests have been cleared. 15 % of the world's biodiversity resides in Indonesia.

Orangutan orphan rehabilitated into the National Park

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Orangutan orphan rehabilitated into the National Park. Orangutans are endangered with only 6000 remaining in the wilds of Sumatra. They could disappear in the next decade if the expansion of palm plantations continues unchecked.

Indigenous leader Raji Anis stands on his former land

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Indigenous leader Raji Anis stands on his land once owned by three neighbouring villages. The land was taken from them by a palm company then cleared and burnt to plant palm.

Devastated rainforest and peatlands

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Devastated rainforest and peatlands. Canals dug into the carbon rich peat soils transport valuable logs out of the forests.

The Fonterra Connection

Publication | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Fonterra has introduced supplementary feeds such as imported palm-based animal feed which is changing dairying from pastoral to industrial. Palm-based animal feed imports have increased 2,700 fold since 1999. This is part of an overall trend...

School students wear facemasks as a protection from forest fires

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

School students wear facemasks to protect their health against the smoke from forest fires that blankets their city.

Rainforest fire haze covers city of Pekanbaru

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

An early morning haze from fires to clear rainforest covers the city of Pekanbaru. Some 2400 fire hot spots were recorded in Riau Sumatra in August 2009.

Draining peatland in Indonesia releases huge amounts of greenhouse gases

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

Draining peatland releases huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the world's atmosphere and is the main reason Indonesia is the world's third largest greenhouse gas emitter behind China and the US.

Palm factory in Indonesia

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

Palm factory. Factories produce the commonly known palm oil as well as palm kernel expeller (PKE) used for animal feed and palm kernel oil used for high end products. Sumatra, Indonesia.

Canals dug into the carbon rich peat soils transport valuable logs out of the forests

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

Canals dug into the carbon rich peat soils transport valuable logs out of the forests. The land is drained and remaining foliage and wood is burnt releasing huge amounts of greenhouse gases.

Trucks laden with fresh palm fruit

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

Trucks laden with fresh fruit bunches of palm on the way to palm factories where they will be processed into palm oils and palm based animal feed.

Palm factory

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:26

Palm factory. Factories produce the commonly known palm oil as well as palm kernel expeller (PKE) used for animal feed and palm kernel oil used for high end products.

New Zealand farmer Max Purnell on destructed rainforest

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:27

Max Purnell, a New Zealand farmer, stands on land cleared of rainforests for palm plantations in North Sumatra, Indonesia.

Forest fire to clear land for palm plantation

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:27

Forest fire to clear land for palm plantation in Riau Sumatra. 2400 fire hot spots were recorded in Riau Sumatra in August 2009.

Fonterra’s role in rainforest destruction exposed

Press release | August 22, 2009 at 23:45

Fonterra, the world’s largest dairy exporter, must take responsibility for the part it plays in rainforest destruction and the massive greenhouse gas emissions that result from this destruction in Indonesia and Malaysia, to feed NZ dairy cows,...

141 - 160 of 552 results.

results per page
10 | 20 | 50