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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...

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...

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.

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...

Forests

Standard Page | 2011-07-01 at 12:34

Forests

Forests

Standard Page | 2011-07-01 at 12:34

Forests

Paper Pulp

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 15:48

Indonesia’s rainforests – home to 10 to 15% of the world’s wildlife such as orangutans, clouded leopards and Sumatran tigers – are being converted to paper plantations for the sake of our glossy magazines, toilet paper and tissues, printer paper,...

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 Paradise Forests

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 16:44

The Paradise Forests are one of the world’s last remaining ancient forests, spanning New Guinea, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and their nearby archipelagoes. They are home to a rich diversity of animals and birds, many of which are found nowhere...

What You Can Do

Standard Page | 2009-08-31 at 13:01

Our Earth's extraordinary and irreplaceable forests need to be protected, urgently.

The Science

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 16:53

Damage to ancient forests is not just about total deforestation. Forests can also be degraded to a point past which they are no longer viable habitats for the thousands of animals and plant species they support.

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...

Forests

Standard Page | 2011-07-06 at 12:28

Forests

Standard Page | 2011-07-08 at 12:50

What We Do

Standard Page | 2010-11-10 at 10:31

Greenpeace is campaigning for zero deforestation, globally, by 2020.

Book Lovers for Forests

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 17:31

In 2008 we launched the Book Lovers for Forests Campaign in China, the world’s largest paper producer and paper products market, and second-largest paper consumer. The first book printed on recycled paper, Ami, had a first print run of 50,000...

End Illegal Logging

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 17:09

Greenpeace is campaigning for the Chinese government, industry and consumers to stop the importing and trade of timber and wood products that causes the destruction of forests. Through policy and law, corporate responsibility, and consumer...

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.

Jiangsu's Vanishing Wetlands: Report

Publication | 2017-12-14 at 10:00

Based on fieldwork and satellite analysis conducted between March and November 2017, Greenpeace East Asia has identified immediate threats to Jiangsu’s wetlands, including to the habitat of the spoon-billed sandpiper.

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...

Merbau Report

Publication | 2007-04-17 at 6:00

Merbau Report

Trading away our last ancient forests

Publication | 2005-12-05 at 7:00

The threats to forests from trade liberalization under the WTO. Vast tracts of ancient forest around the world stand on the brink of extinction. 10 million hectares are vanishing every year, or a soccer pitch every two seconds. This updated study...

Does APP have any right to sue the Zhejiang Province Hotel Industry Association in...

Publication | 2005-01-12 at 7:00

Does APP have any right to sue the Zhejiang Province Hotel Industry Association in China for boycotting APP's products?

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.

Victory - Indonesian peat forest wins temporary protection

Feature Story | 2008-08-21 at 6:00

Good news for Indonesia's forests and the climate! The province of Riau has announced an interim ban on forest clearing. Riau, one of the areas currently worst affected by rapid deforestation, will keep the ban until a national law is agreed.

Victory as fast food giant pledges to help protect the Amazon

Feature Story | 2006-07-26 at 10:54

In an historic deal that has impacts far beyond the golden arches and into the global agricultural market, McDonald's is now the leading company in the campaign to halt deforestation for the expansion of soya farming in the Amazon.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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.

Illegal Logging

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 16:43

China is now the world’s largest importer of tropical woods, consuming over half of the global supply. Much of this wood comes from the Paradise Forests of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea – where between 76 to 90% of the logging is illegal – as...

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.

Palm Oil

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 17:05

In 2010, Golden Agri Resources’ biggest claim to fame was being the palm oil arm of the Sinar Mas group, Indonesia’s largest palm oil and pulp and paper supplier – and notorious forest destroyer. This is the same company that had lost its palm...

[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!

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...

Forests for Climate Tour lands in Indonesia

Feature Story | 2008-10-08 at 6:00

Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, has started the Indonesian leg of its "Forests for Climate" tour, shining the spotlight on the rampant destruction of Southeast Asia's Paradise Forests.

WTO: The real face of free trade

Feature Story | 2005-12-09 at 7:00

A child sits in a mountain of electronic waste, covered in toxic chemicals, pulling apart components to retrieve tiny bits of metal; this is the face of free trade your government does not want you to see. As trade ministers from around the world...

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...

Global snapshot

Feature Story | 2006-03-22 at 7:00

What we've lost, what we have left and what we will loose if we don't act now. That is the message that the latest global maps of the planet's last intact forests and most vulnerable ocean areas tells us.

Letter of support from Greenpeace to Zhejiang Hotels Association

Press release | 2004-12-03 at 7:00

Greenpeace shows admiration and support to Zhejiang Hotels Association, for it sent out to the member hotels the sponsorship of rejecting APP’s products on Nov. 18th.

The year that was 2013 around the world

Feature Story | 2013-12-31 at 20:00

With your help, Greenpeace has not only reached around the globe to push policy and take direct action, but we have engaged the imagination of a world - a world which is not happy with business as usual and demands a sustainable future. From...

Solar power can ease China's drought

Feature Story | 2010-04-08 at 6:00

Half a dozen Greenpeace workers are in Yunnan. You can spot us by the bright orange jackets. What are we doing there?

Face-saving declaration by the WTO fails to address the real impacts of free trade

Press release | 2005-12-18 at 7:00

In an outright rejection of the Ministerial Declaration issued at the culmination of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Sixth Ministerial, Greenpeace has termed the meeting a failure for environment and development. While the declaration allows...

Greenpeace calls for a new start at WTO negotiations in Hong Kong

Press release | 2005-12-13 at 7:22

As delegates from around the world gather for the WTO Ministerial starting today, Greenpeace warned that free trade must not be prioritised over the interests of people and the environment. Greenpeace argues that the Hong Kong Ministerial can be...

People in China’s drought

Feature Story | 2010-04-11 at 6:00

Cracked earth, withered crops, a parched people. The drought that is choking southern China is the nation’s worst in at least 80 years. Greenpeace China has sent activists to help and renowned photographer Lu Guang to record the disaster.

You did it! Palm oil giant commits to "No Deforestation"

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | 2013-12-12

‘Effective immediately, Wilmar will not engage in development of HCS, HCV, or peat, nor knowingly source from suppliers engaged in development of HCS, HCV, or peat.’ Wilmar International - the world's biggest palm oil company - has...

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