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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 one fifth 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

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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.

2012

Hub | 2010-06-13 at 9:40

2012 Forests Reports

2010

Hub | 2010-06-13 at 9:40

2010 Forests Reports

A Red Card for Forest Destruction

Video | 2010-05-31 at 10:46

Every two seconds, an area of forest the size of a football pitch is destroyed

It's not just palm oil which is driving deforestation

Image | 2010-04-22 at 6:00

It's not just palm oil which is driving deforestation - to feed its pulp and paper mills, Sinar Mas has also cleared huge swaths of rainforest and tiger habitat such as here in Riau, Sumatra

2010

Hub | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

2010 Forests Feature Stories

Forests

Hub | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

Forests Feature Stories

Forests

Multimedia hub | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

Forests Photos

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.

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?

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?'

Nestlé

Image | 2010-03-18 at 9:30

Nestlé, maker of Kit Kat, uses palm oil from companies that are trashing Indonesian rainforests, threatening the livelihoods of local people and pushing orang-utans towards extinction.

2010

Hub | 2010-01-01 at 14:52

2010 Forests Press Releases

Forests

Hub | 2009-09-02 at 16:30

Forests Reports

Forests

Multimedia hub | 2009-09-02 at 15:38

Forests Slideshows

What You Can Do

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

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

2009

Hub | 2009-07-25 at 16:54

2009 Forests Press Releases

2009

Hub | 2009-06-13 at 9:41

2009 Forests Reports

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.

Deforestation is a “ticking time bomb for

Image | 2009-05-25 at 6:00

Deforestation is a “ticking time bomb for climate change,” says Bustar Maitar, Forest campaigner for Greenpeace Southeast Asia who is Beijing to tell the Chinese media about this crisis.

Kalimantan is the home of the endangered

Image | 2009-05-25 at 6:00

Kalimantan is the home of the endangered Orangutan.

The destruction of the forest not only affects

Image | 2009-05-25 at 6:00

The destruction of the forest not only affects wildlife and the climate but also the indigenous people who call the forest home.

There is no need to further clear Indonesia’s

Image | 2009-05-25 at 6:00

There is no need to further clear Indonesia’s precious forests.

Sinar Mas itself says it has plans to enlarge

Image | 2009-05-25 at 6:00

Sinar Mas itself says it has plans to enlarge its palm oil plantations by 1.3 million hectares in Papua and Kalimantan.

Such destruction is not only killing the

Image | 2009-05-25 at 6:00

Such destruction is not only killing the rainforest, destroying the home of endangered animals like the orangutan but also killing the climate and killing all our futures.

Greenpeace wants Sinar Mas to stop forest

Image | 2009-05-25 at 6:00

Greenpeace wants Sinar Mas to stop forest destruction immediately.

Peatlands

Image | 2009-05-25 at 6:00

Peatlands, lying under tropical rainforests, are rich carbon deposits.

Forest Planet: The Last Green Paradises (Greenpeace

Image | 2009-05-06 at 15:11

Forest Planet: The Last Green Paradises (Greenpeace Books)

Scorched earth

Image | 2009-04-17 at 14:47

Scorched earth. Plantations around Riau owned by pulp giants Asia Pacific Resources and Asia Pulp and Paper (APP).

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...

Forest report: in the green or in the red?

Publication | 2009-02-12 at 7:00

This report aims to study the adequacy of environmental disclosures with regards to the current listing requirements in Hong Kong. It briefly reviews the forestry sector, related environmental issues and the main industries derived from forestry.

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.

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