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Despite corporate promises dirty palm oil continues…

Feature Story | 2018-11-30 at 19:30

Climate change is no longer a debate — we need to see serious action from brands that made commitments to stop destroying forests for palm oil.

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...

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...

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.

Forest fight: 55 hours hanging from a crane to halt illegal logging

Feature Story | 2008-09-08 at 6:00

Armed police have escorted our activists off a ship loaded with illegally logged timber. They had been hanging from the loading crane for 55 hours to stop the shipment of rainforest logs.

Greenpeace ship begins Forests for Climate tour

Feature Story | 2008-08-29 at 6:00

Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, has landed in Papua New Guinea, on the first stage of its Forests for Climate tour with a colourful welcome by locals.

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...

The best of the blogs from the Paradise Forests

Feature Story | 2006-06-06 at 10:54

The Paradise Forests weblog features contributions from international volunteers at the Global Forest Rescue Station in Lake Murray, a remote area in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. Our campaigners and activists on board our flagship...

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.

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...

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...

Samba in the Forest: two steps backward, one step forward

Feature Story | 2006-02-16 at 16:52

An area twice the size of Belgium has been given greater protection in the Amazon after a Presidential decree. This is around the same area of the Amazon that was lost to deforestation over the past three years.

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.

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...

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.

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