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Greenpeace Exposes New Evidence of APP's Illegal Logging in Yunnan

Press release | 2004-12-16 at 7:00

Greenpeace China today presented new evidence exposing Asia Pulp & Paper's (APP) illegal logging and large-scale forest destruction in China's Yunnan Province.

Greenpeace exposes APP's illegal logging operations in Yunnan

Press release | 2004-11-16 at 7:00

Greenpeace today held a press conference in Beijing to expose Asia Pulp & Paper's (APP) large-scale destruction of the forests in China's Yunnan province. Greenpeace filed an official report to the State Administration of Forestry about the...

Greenpeace presents Sinar Mas APP with Golden Chainsaw Award

Press release | 2010-10-22 at 18:26

Greenpeace presented Sinar Mas APP with an award the company has long deserved at the fourth annual Sinar Mas Printing Art Awards on October 20. Greenpeace demands to APP CEO Huang Zhiyuan that the company stops immediately its destruction of...

Free trade fails forests

Press release | 2005-12-09 at 14:00

Four days before trade ministers meet at the 6th Ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Hong Kong, Greenpeace released a new report highlighting the threat that the WTO poses to the world’s last remaining ancient forests.

APP vows not to break Chinese laws

Press release | 2005-08-12 at 15:57

Global paper and pulp giant Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) vows to abide by Chinese regulation after being criticized by Greenpeace and the Chinese government for its illegal logging practices in China. Greenpeace welcomes APP’s commitment, but...

Illegal logging continues in China and Asia Pulp and Paper is held responsible

Press release | 2005-05-25 at 6:00

Greenpeace today published "The Investigative Report into Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) in South China's Hainan Province (1)," and condemned the company for logging natural forests. Greenpeace has identified a raw material shortfall for the newly...

Victory for public environmental action as APP withdraws lawsuit

Press release | 2005-02-22 at 7:00

Giant multinational logging company, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), today withdrew its reputation infringement lawsuit against the Zhejiang Hotels Association, one day ahead of the hearing. The hotel association had been refusing to buy APP paper...

Endangered Sumatran tiger dies in trap on APP concession in Indonesia

Feature Story | 2011-07-25 at 15:20

Recently word came to our Greenpeace office in Indonesia that a Sumatran tiger was stuck in an animal trap in an area being logged by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). It was trapped for six days in total without food or water. After a week of suffering...

Barbie Drops Rainforest Packaging

Press release | 2011-10-12 at 17:05

International - Toy giant Mattel, the company behind Barbie, announced today that it will stop buying paper and packaging linked to rainforest destruction following a global campaign by Greenpeace. As part of its new commitments, Mattel is...

Indonesian Rainforest Destroyer Asia Pulp and Paper Loses More Contracts

Press release | 2011-11-07 at 17:13

Jakarta – Greenpeace has called on Indonesian company Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) to commit to ending its destruction of the country's rainforests, in response to news that yet more companies around the world are cutting ties with the paper giant.

Hainan's rainforests, rare gibbons disappearing fast

Press release | 2011-11-22 at 16:28

Beijing – According to a Greenpeace study released today, Hainan province's rainforests in central mountain region have been disappearing at a rate of about 200,000 square meters every day for the past ten years because of illegal logging and...

How good is their wood?

Feature Story | 2008-11-04 at 7:00

It's pure forest crime when ancient trees are carved up to make furniture or wood flooring. We know you don't want to support the illegal logging trade so we've just published our first good wood ranking guide for six top Home DIY chains in China.

Greenpeace plants a paper forest to save trees

Feature Story | 2008-09-09 at 6:00

Greenpeace planted a recycled paper forest at the Beijing International Book Fair as it officially opened its “Book Lovers for Forests” campaign on the Chinese Mainland.

Greenpeace stops ship loading rainforest timber

Feature Story | 2008-09-03 at 6:00

(UPDATED!) Greenpeace has stopped a ship loading piles of logged timber from the Paradise Forests.

Paper Tigers - APP's polluting China arm seeks IPO

Feature Story | 2008-08-14 at 6:00

(Updated 7 October) Greenpeace East Asia and local green groups are lobbying the Chinese government to reject Gold East Paper's application for a domestic listing because of its shocking environmental record.

Book Lovers for Forests

Feature Story | 2008-07-16 at 6:00

During the upcoming Hong Kong Book Fair between July 23 and 29, Greenpeace will hold the first "Green Day" to promote the use of Ancient Forest Friendly (AFF) papers in the book publishing sector, in order to protect our forests. Please donate us...

Chinese band singer heading towards Paradise Forests

Feature Story | 2006-05-10 at 6:00

The lead singer of a well-known Chinese music band "Catcher in the Rye", Mr. Xiao Wei, will join us as a volunteer to save the Paradise Forests. He will set off his mission to save the Earth's last remaining ancient forests tomorrow. Read below...

The Numbers Game

Feature Story | 2006-03-30 at 10:20

Imagine a football pitch as you've seen it many times. It's a bit less than one hectare in area. Now imagine that same football pitch packed end-to-end with a pile of wood around twice the height of Mt. Everest. That's the amount of forest that...

Remote PNG landowners welcome sawmill

Feature Story | 2006-03-15 at 7:00

The people of the remote Lake Murray area in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have celebrated the arrival of their first 'walkabout' or portable sawmill. The sawmill is a significant step forward in their quest to say no to destructive and illegal...

Long wait for "immediate" action

Feature Story | 2006-03-14 at 8:54

More than four years ago, East Asian governments promised to take “immediate” steps to stop illegal logging. Yet the Paradise Forests are no better off than they were on September 13, 2001 when delegates to the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement...

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