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Good news for tigers! Top Canadian buyer drops rainforest paper supplier

Feature story | July 9, 2012 at 8:00

Major Canadian office supplier White Paper Co. is severing ties with Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) because of its links to rainforest destruction. APP is the subject of a global campaign by Greenpeace for its involvement in illegal logging and...

Greenpeace reveals shocking video of endangered Sumatran tiger dying in leghold trap

Feature story | July 25, 2011 at 10:56

The Greenpeace office in Indonesia was alerted recently to the fact that a Sumatran tiger was caught in a leghold trap in the province of Riau.

Xerox implicated in Asia Pulp & Paper illegal rainforest scandal

Feature story | March 1, 2012 at 9:05

A year-long Greenpeace investigation into the world’s third largest pulp and paper producer, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), has found that the company is systematically violating Indonesia’s laws protecting ramin, an internationally protected tree species.

#SGHAZE shows why RSPO is not enough

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | June 28, 2013

The forest fires that have set Sumatra ablaze and engulfed the region with record-breaking air pollution remind us that forest destruction is very real. It’s a problem with global effects and demands global solutions. That is why...

Asia Pulp & Paper: from confrontation to engagement

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | October 29, 2013

I’m usually concerned about speaking too soon, but it feels to me like the risk of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) now reneging on its zero deforestation pledge is diminishing with every passing month. Breaking such a highly publicised promise...

Why trees need to stand together

Blog entry by Dr. Janet Cotter is a Senior Scientist at the Gree | March 13, 2014

Tropical forests are home to more species than nearly any other ecosystem on the planet, but increasingly this biodiversity is threatened. When forest is cleared, there is a reduction in forest area, which affects biodiversity. There...

Asia Pulp and Paper “rescues” a Sumatran tiger (from the rainforest?)

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | November 2, 2011

With much pomp, and many pats on the back, notorious rainforest destroyer Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) announced last week  that it has “rescued” a Sumatran tiger in the Indonesian province of Riau. Kind of like Clover Leaf “rescues”...

One year on: the good and bad of Indonesia’s forest moratorium

Blog entry by Yuyun Indradi | May 8, 2012

As an Indonesian, and an experienced political campaigner working for Greenpeace, I have felt the full range of emotions in recent years as I’ve fought to protect my country’s forests with my Greenpeace colleagues, friends from other...

Greenpeace Tiger Tour spotlights Asia Pulp and Paper rainforest destruction

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | September 29, 2011 4 comments

Earlier this month, Greenpeace Indonesia launched a Tiger Tour to bear witness to Asia Pulp and Paper (APP)’s ongoing destruction of Indonesian ancient rainforests, including critically endangered Sumatran tiger habitat. Launched...

APP rehomes a tiger after cutting down its forest home

Blog entry by Jamie Woolley | August 2, 2011

APP rehomes a tiger after cutting down its forest home The news from Indonesia today that Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has  moved a tiger  from one part of South Sumatra province to another in order to protect it is supposed to prove...

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