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Peace Prize goes green

Feature Story | 2004-10-08 at 6:00

Wangari Maathai has planted tens of millions of trees, opposed genetically modified organisms and titanium mining in her native Kenya, and won numerous awards for her environmental activism. She has also been beaten, harassed, and imprisoned for...

We caught APP red-handed. What's next?

Feature Story | 2012-05-03 at 17:30

Deep in Indonesia’s tropical rainforests, you'll find a kind of tranquil atmosphere like no other. The place is more or less untouched by humankind. And then, just a short distance away, the blackened roots of peatland forest still smolder from...

How KFC is junking the jungle by driving rainforest destruction in Indonesia

Publication | 2012-05-24 at 6:00

Greenpeace International research has revealed that KFC is sourcing paper for its packaging products from rainforests. This has been confirmed in China, the UK and Indonesia. Products found to contain rainforest fibre include cups, food boxes,...

Fast-Food Forest Destruction

Standard Page | 2012-05-24 at 12:00

Whilst we’ve singled out KFC and parent company Yum! Brands’ role in forest destruction, other fast food companies also have significant impacts on forests and are likely to be using APP paper, as well as other products like soya and palm oil...

Greenpeace has some amazing New Year News for you!

Standard Page | 2013-02-08 at 10:30

And we’re very pleased to share BIG news with you today: after more than 10 years of campaigning against Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the biggest companies responsible for rainforest destruction, the company has agreed to immediately halt any...

Emergency! China’s Shangri-La in Danger

Standard Page | 2013-01-30 at 10:30

Our latest investigation - based on analysis of satellite images and field work research - discovered that Yunnan’s precious primeval forest now only makes up just 9% of total forest coverage in the province. And what is left is under threat of...

We have a finger lickin’ job for you

Standard Page | 2012-06-11 at 11:00

Last time we spoke I talked about how we had found out that KFC was helping to turn rainforest to trash by buying packaging and tissue paper from APP, the worst offender in illegally razing Indonesia’s precious forests. Now it’s time for your...

What’s fried chicken got to do with saving forests?

Standard Page | 2012-05-30 at 11:00

Greenpeace has just revealed that KFC napkins and packaging are made from paper bought from APP – a company responsible for trashing the rainforest and hacking down rare tree species in Indonesian forests.

Caught in the act: logger tries to hide illegal logs

Standard Page | 2012-05-03 at 11:00

Firstly, I would like to say a big thank you for continuing to support Greenpeace's campaigns to protect our planet and our precious rainforests. I've just recently received an email from a forest campaigner in Sumatra. His urgent message was...

Rare Chinese gibbons going, going, gone…

Standard Page | 2011-11-25 at 11:30

Using satellite data and field work research Greenpeace has found out that over the past 10 years ONE QUARTER of the island’s rainforest has been chopped down to make way for industrial plantations.

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