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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...

Saving Paradise

Feature Story | 2006-03-02 at 9:12

In the remote Paradise Forests of Papua New Guinea, illegal and destructive logging continues to threaten both the local communities and the fragile ecosystem. So we have launched a major initiative to help indigenous communities establish their...

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...

Will notorious forest destroyer Sinar Mas come clean?

Feature Story | 2010-08-09 at 6:00

The short answer: not likely. In fact, not only will they not be likely to come ‘clean’, but Greenpeace International has released fresh evidence that Sinar Mas’s notorious forest destroying practices continue unabated and in direct violation...

A world without tigers?

Feature Story | 2010-07-16 at 6:00

According to a recent report, there are only 3,200 wild tigers left in the entire world – a tragic decline from the 100,000 tigers that existed just one hundred years ago.

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.

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,...

Saving the Forest Together

Standard Page | 2012-05-04 at 11:00

Thank you for your support and trust of Greenpeace. Your generous gift has been a crucial factor in our campaign to save the rainforest and the endangered Sumatran Tiger. Recently our forests campaigner, Yang Jie, wrote an article to help you...

Monopoly maker ditches APP

Standard Page | 2011-11-15 at 11:30

I’m sure you’ve been following our mighty forests campaign this year. Now we bring you more good news. Hasbro, famous for those transformer toys and Monopoly, has just pledged to stop buying paper from APP. And it's you who helped us make this...

Palm Oil

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 16:04

Palm oil may sound like an exotic industrial product, but in fact it is extraordinarily close to our lives. Palm oil is used as vegetable oil in instant noodles, shortening, biscuits, chocolate, ice cream and all kinds of processed foods. It can...

The Solutions

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 16:55

Protecting forests will not only preserve biodiversity and defend the rights of forest communities, but it’s also one of the quickest and cost effective ways of halting climate change. To effectively defend these precious ecosystems, the...

Paper Pulp

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 17:28

Since 2009, Greenpeace has been campaigning against Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), a division of the Sinar Mas group, for its destruction of ancient Indonesian rainforest.

Protecting China’s Forests

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 17:06

China’s domestic forests have been severely decimated, and at the same time, China’s development threatens the world’s remaining ancient forests.

Land fill project in eastern China threatens survival of critically endangered...

Press release | 2017-12-14 at 10:00

Beijing, 14 December 2017 – The survival of the IUCN critically-endangered spoon-billed sandpiper is under threat from a planned land fill project at Tiaozini, Jiangsu province, a Greenpeace East Asia report shows. Fewer than 700 spoon-billed...

[Act] Toys R Destroying Forests

Magazine Article | 2012-06-16 at 10:40

Our global action calling on international toymakers to stop using paper packaging made from rainforest destruction.

[Act] Protect the whales, start from Korea!

Magazine Article | 2012-06-16 at 10:40

Protect the whales, start from Korea!

Roadmap to recovery

Press release | 2006-03-22 at 7:00

The most accurate maps ever produced covering some of the Earth's most precious ecological treasures where launched today by Greenpeace at the Convention on Biological Diversity, in Brazil. The maps reveal that less than 10% of the world's land...

Greenpeace warns against inadequate disclosure for listed forestry companies

Press release | 2009-02-18 at 7:00

A new report by Greenpeace exposes the loopholes in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s rules on environmental disclosure for listed forestry companies. Most listed companies that claimed to be “environmental friendly” were only so by default, thus...

Sinar Mas: Climate killer

Feature Story | 2009-05-25 at 6:00

What have soap and shampoos got to do with climate change? Well Sinar Mas, produces so much carbon dioxide chopping up forests to grow palm oil in one tiny province of Indonesia that it is on a par with the emissions of an entire European country.

Walmart, Kentucky Fried Chicken and other major brands driving rainforest destruction...

Feature Story | 2010-07-06 at 6:00

Beijing/Jakarta/London 6 July 2010 - Walmart, Auchan, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) are amongst the global brands fueling climate change and pushing Sumatran tigers and orang-utans towards the brink of extinction by using or selling paper made...

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