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College students work on assembling trees

Image | 2010-12-21 at 11:40

College students work on assembling trees from 80,000 used disposable chopsticks, part of an exhibit to raise awareness about deforestation and the waste of resources. China produces 57 billion pairs of disposable chopsticks every year, requiring...

Four trees made from 80

Image | 2010-12-20 at 14:21

Four trees made from 80,000 used disposable chopsticks at The Place shopping mall, Beijing. Over 200 college student volunteers collected the chopsticks and made them into five-meter tall trees under the direction of the artist Xu Yinhai.

A college student volunteer attaches one

Image | 2010-12-20 at 14:07

A college student volunteer attaches one last chopstick to this "tree", part of an exhibit featuring four trees made from 80,000 used disposable chopsticks at The Place shopping mall, Beijing. Over 200 college student volunteers collected the...

Spectators at the Greenpeace exhibit of four

Image | 2010-12-20 at 13:59

Spectators at the Greenpeace exhibit of four trees made from 80,000 pairs of disposable chopsticks at The Place shopping mall, Beijing. The event is designed to raise awareness of the origins of our everyday products

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.

Four trees made from 80

Image | 2010-12-20 at 7:00

Four trees made from 80,000 used disposable chopsticks at The Place shopping mall, Beijing. Over 200 college student volunteers collected the chopsticks and made them into five-meter tall trees under the direction of the artist Xu Yinhai.

What We Do

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

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

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...

At the fourth Sinar Mas Printing Art Awards

Image | 2010-10-22 at 18:21

At the fourth Sinar Mas Printing Art Awards in Shanghai, Greenpeace forests campaigner Ma Lichao (left) presents Sinar Mas APP with a Golden Chainsaw Award in honor of their ongoing deforestation of rainforest and peatland in Indonesia.

24 August 2010

Image | 2010-09-17 at 18:26

24 August 2010. At this construction site on the Shenzhou Peninsula, Wanning, there is hardly any trace of the coastal forest of Australian pines (木麻黄) remaining on the beach.

Over-development Strips Hainan Island of Critical Protective Forests

Press release | 2010-09-17 at 6:00

Excessive tourism and real estate development is severely damaging Hainan’s coastal forests, which serve as a vital natural defense against typhoons and tsunamis. Greenpeace strongly urges the Hainan provincial government to immediately halt all...

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.

Three Sumatran tigers

Image | 2010-07-16 at 6:00

Three Sumatran tigers

Deforestation and Climate Change

Standard Page | 2010-07-15 at 10:53

The logging and burning of tropical forests create about 20% of global greenhouse gas emissions – more than that emitted from all the cars, planes, and trains in the world.

Protect Forests

Hub | 2010-07-14 at 16:57

Greenpeace is working to stop Mainland China and Taiwan’s role in forest destruction – they are major purchasers of paper and wood products from Southeast Asia’s Paradise Forests, the Amazon and Africa’s rainforests.

How Sinar Mas is Pulping the Planet

Image | 2010-07-06 at 16:50

How Sinar Mas is Pulping the Planet-Cover

How Sinar Mas is Pulping the Planet

Publication | 2010-07-06 at 6:00

Sumatra’s peat swamp forests not only provide habitat for endangered species such as the Sumatran tiger, they are also of critical importance in mitigating climate change. The clearing and draining of peatlands is the key reason why Indonesia...

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...

Greenpeace activists acting as dead Sumatran

Image | 2010-07-06 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists acting as dead Sumatran tigers stage a protest at the entrance of French retail giant Auchan Supermarket in Beijing, China, 6 July 2010.

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