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Paradise lost for soap and ice cream

Feature story | April 27, 2008 at 17:00

Are you a "green" consumer? Even if your intentions are good, your "Earth friendly" soap and organic ice cream may be driving species to extinction and heating up the planet, especially if these products contain palm oil.

Palm oil blockade

Feature story | November 25, 2007 at 17:00

On the morning of the second day of the blockade, eight activists added to the pressure by climbing on the nearby tanks of palm oil and hanging a banner saying "Palm Oil Kills Climate & Forests". They were later taken into custody.

Nestle needs to give rainforests ‘a break’

Feature story | March 17, 2010 at 9:41

Need a break? Before you have one with a Kit Kat watch this video – ‘Have a break?’ We need your help to get the rainforests a break and to help you spread the word we’ve launched this video spoof. It exposes the true cost behind having a break...

Unilever rises to the challenge

Feature story | May 14, 2008 at 17:00

Unilever has shown that beauty isn’t just skin deep. Following our campaign and thanks to your support, the company has taken the bold step to support our call for a moratorium on cutting down trees in Indonesia for palm oil plantations.

Wilmar: making you, me and your mum part of forest destruction

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | October 22, 2013

For most of the last year our team has been investigating and documenting gross acts of environmental destruction in Indonesia’s last remaining forests.  What these investigations reveal is a story of one massive, faceless company with...

Saving forests and stopping climate change: one action at a time

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | November 27, 2009

Only hours ago my passport was returned to me by Indonesian immigration officials who escorted me from Riau province on the island of Sumatra, where I was deported for protesting forest destruction and climate change back to Jakarta.

Sinar Mas caught with pants on fire, fibbing to stock markets

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | August 19, 2010

Shooting yourself in the foot. Getting egg all over your face. These and many more idioms apply to the Sinar Mas group which, following the release of its audit last week, has seen its executives "misreporting" the audit's findings...

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