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You did it! Palm oil giant commits to "No Deforestation"

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | 2013-12-12

‘Effective immediately, Wilmar will not engage in development of HCS, HCV, or peat, nor knowingly source from suppliers engaged in development of HCS, HCV, or peat.’ Wilmar International - the world's biggest palm oil company - has...

5 things Beijing needs to do to bring back blue skies

Blog entry by Greenpeace East Asia | 2013-12-10

The following is an excerpt from our report: Tracking back the smog . In China, as clear and concrete pollution reduction goals at the central and local government levels are being set, public concern for a deteriorating living...

A very different kind of Christmas

Image | 2013-12-09 at 10:40

Designed by people who love the Arctic, for people who love the Arctic! http://www.savesantashome.org/cards

Best of the rest: what we clicked on this week around the web

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2013-12-06

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Don't forget to add us on Facebook  and  Twitter . Seven ways residents in China are fighting pollution with their own inventions .  (Quartz) China...

The "longline" of suffering and destruction

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 2013-12-05

Click to enlarge Infographic Tuna longline fisheries are one of the most scandalous fishing businesses on the planet, operating mostly out of sight and out of control. Longlining is the fishing method that catches the big valuable...

How do you both lower poverty levels and protect the environment?

Blog entry by Yang Jie | 2013-12-04

I'm Yang Jie, senior campaigner of Greenpeace East Asia's forest protection campaign, and earlier  I discussed on this blog the threat our world's greatest forests are facing from the palm oil industry. Today, I want to talk about...

Study points to coal burning as origin of northern China airpocalypse

Press release | 2013-12-02 at 15:30

Beijing - Coal burning is the biggest contributor of air pollution in Beijing and surrounding area, according to a University of Leeds study sponsored by Greenpeace East Asia. Previous studies have linked outdoor air pollution to premature deaths...

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