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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...

Exposed: Company destroying Papuan forests

Feature Story | 2006-04-13 at 10:23

Activists on board the Rainbow Warrior have intercepted a shipment of suspected illegal timber from the Paradise Forests whilst on forest crime patrol in Indonesia.

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...

Great Bear Rainforest: Saved

Feature Story | 2006-02-08 at 10:03

Take ten years of difficult, dangerous, and at times, heartbreaking work. Add thousands of activists from around the world -- some who sent emails, some who stood on the blockades, some who voted against destruction with their wallets. Some who...

Turning chopsticks into trees

Feature Story | 2010-12-20 at 7:00

Can you bring dead wood back to life? No, but you can turn them into trees again. That's what 200 volunteers did with 80,000 pairs of disposable chopsticks – they made them into four, beautiful, life-like trees.

Give the rainforest a break Nestlé!

Feature Story | 2010-03-18 at 10:03

Need a break? Before you have one with a Kit Kat watch this video – 'Have a break?'

APP Illegal Logging in Yunnan

Feature Story | 2005-01-21 at 7:00

Today, the forestry industry in Indonesia is out of control in regards to corruption and illegality. Up to 90% of all industrial wood extraction is illegal.

Greenpeace Jaguars Caged

Feature Story | 2004-08-31 at 6:00

Our team of Greenpeace Jaguars, who have been protecting the ancient forests of Argentina from the expansion of Genetically Engineered soya, have been arrested while documenting the deforestation in northern Argentina some 1800 km north of Buenos...

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...

Thank you! Because YOU have stopped...

Standard Page | 2013-03-22 at 10:30

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has agreed to immediately halt any further deforestation. This is wonderful news for the planet, and for the people and the rare species, such as the Sumatran tiger and the orangutan, who depend on Indonesia’s disappearing...

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