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Fonterra and Palm Kernel (PKE) imports

Page | September 9, 2009 at 22:39

A 2009 Greenpeace investigation 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.

Twelve Greenpeace activists on the cranes

Image | September 22, 2009 at 2:07

Twelve Greenpeace activists on the cranes aboard the East Ambition.

New: Google Earth tour of rainforest victory for climate

Blog entry by Nick Young | October 5, 2009

In collaboration with the Danish government and others, Google is launching a series of Google Earth layers and tours to allow you to explore the potential impacts of climate change on our planet and possible solutions. Last week a...

Greenpeace takes further action on Fonterra climate crime

Press release | October 10, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace has renewed its call for John Key and dairy giant Fonterra to stop the import of palm based animal feed because of its devastating climate impact, by painting a large slogan reading “Fonterra climate crime” on a shipment in the Port of...

Fighting Fonterra's Climate Crimes - again

Feature story | October 11, 2009 at 22:33

Over the weekend we renewed our call for John Key and dairy giant Fonterra to stop the import of palm based animal feed because of its devastating climate impact. Greenpeace activists painted a large "Fonterra Climate Crime" on a shipment from...

Greenpeace staff member wins alternative Nobel Prize

Feature story | October 13, 2009 at 21:01

We are thrilled to announce that one of our staff members, René Ngongo, has today been named a recipient of the 2009 Right Livelihood award.

Inside a Forest Carbon Scam

Blog entry by nick | October 16, 2009

Coal and oil companies are using forest offset projects to try and cheat the climate. Our new report Carbon Scam investigates how American Electric Power, BP and Pacificorp - all investors in the Noel Kempff Climate Action Project in...

SEMINAR: New Zealand, the palm industry and rainforest destruction

Blog entry by nick | October 19, 2009

Come and learn more about the campaign to stop imports from palm industry and protect the old growth forests and people of Indonesia and West Papua. Speakers Simon Boxer: Greenpeace senior climate campaigner Max Purnell: Independent...

Welcome to Kampar – Greenpeace intervenes to stop forest destruction as Copenhagen...

Blog entry by Nick Young | October 30, 2009

View Map The peninsula is bounded by the sea to the North and East, the Kampar river to the south, and has smaller rivers and canals crisscrossing it. The landscape is surrounded by water – and beneath the forest is one of the...

Inglourious treehuggers dam climate change!

Feature story | November 3, 2009 at 18:56

If we told you that there was one single way to cut a fifth of global greenhouse emissions - that simply involved hugging trees - would you believe us? Probably not - but that's exactly what's required. And we've got 50 activists in the...

More: Climate Defenders Camp

Page | November 14, 2009 at 3:53

The Greenpeace Climate Defenders Camp is in the heart of the Indonesian rainforest.

SHUTDOWN! Forest destruction blocked by Greenpeace to save the climate

Feature story | November 15, 2009 at 19:27

While politicians continue to talk, we're taking action at the frontline of forest and climate destruction in Indonesia. Barack Obama is about to arrive in Asia for his first official visit while the US continues to block progress ahead of the...

Fonterra's Climate Crimes: A call to action

Feature story | November 17, 2009 at 0:00

Just before dawn this morning Greenpeace activists shut down a mine pit at the Southland ‘New Vale’ lignite coalmine. This was the third of a series of actions targeting Fonterra’s climate crimes. Support is now building for a public protest at...

A human chain of protesters outside Fonterra’s corporate headquarters

Image | November 24, 2009 at 1:01

A human chain of protesters piled sacks labelled ‘Fonterra palm kernel’ and ‘Fonterra coal’ outside Fonterra’s corporate headquarters today in protest of greenhouse gas emissions caused by the dairy giant’s intensive farming practices.

Climate destroyer shut down by activists in Indonesian rainforest ahead of Copenhagen...

Feature story | November 25, 2009 at 0:00

With just 12 days before the critical UN Copenhagen Climate Summit, we are taking direct action again today - blocking one of the world's largest pulp mills, in the heart of Indonesia's rainforests. The export facilities have been shutdown by our...

Climate Defenders

Page | December 5, 2009 at 5:47

The Climate Defenders Camp was the base for our actions in the heart of the Indonesian rainforest during October and November 2009. Our aim was to focus international attention on the critical role that protecting tropical forests has in averting...

Win for the climate as Spicers stops imports of destructive paper imports

Press release | December 16, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace has welcomed the announcement by Spicers Papers New Zealand that it is phasing out paper products from Indonesia due to public concerns about environmental and sustainability issues.

Greenpeace warns of international backlash over mining plans

Press release | February 9, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace is warning the Government it could face civil disobedience and an international backlash if it proceeds with mining on conservation land.

Tokyo Two trial remixed by right-wing manga spin

Blog entry by nick | February 22, 2010

A right-wing publication in Japan has made a manga cartoon of the Tokyo Two trial with their own twist on the proceedings - clearly taking the side of the whaling industry. This defensive spin is something we always take as a...

Orangutan

Image | February 28, 2010 at 8:22

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