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RSPO members must be held accountable for fires

Press release | 11 July, 2013 at 13:04

Jakarta, 11 July 2013 – Greenpeace International analysis of NASA hotspot data in Sumatra over the period 17 to 30 June ­and fresh photographic evidence has revealed fire hotspots in palm oil concessions that are owned by Roundtable on...

Welcome to a warmer world

Feature story | 6 August, 2003 at 0:00

Last year parts of Europe were experiencing the worst flooding for hundreds of years. Now Europe is sweltering in a continent-wide heat wave and fatal forest fires. This extreme weather is set to become more common as climate change gathers pace.

Indonesian rainforest burns while government silent in climate talks

Press release | 15 June, 2009 at 11:41

Greenpeace today slammed Indonesia's President Yudhoyono for his failure to stop deforestation and deliberately lit forest fires that are releasing millions of tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere and destroying critical habitats of endangered...

Warning, 900 PSI!

Slideshow | 18 July, 2013

For peat’s sake! Stop the haze!

Blog entry by Zamzami | 28 May, 2014 1 comment

Every year for as long as I can remember, this time of year has been a smoky, hazy month in Sumatra – and each year it’s getting worse. I’ve chatted to farmers, doctors, and parents, and everywhere I hear the same thing: the Haze Wave...

Greenpeace welcomes Swedish oil giant's decision not to use palm oil

Press release | 1 November, 2007 at 10:44

Greenpeace welcomes the decision by Swedish petrol giant OKQ8 to abandon plans to use palm oil in their new biodiesel Eco20. The announcement comes after prolonged campaigning by Greenpeace and other environmental groups against palm oil...

Daily news: Get up Stand up for Greenpeace, 50% of Fukushima fish contaminated

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 10 August, 2011

© Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert / Greenpeace Top news: Peter Tosh’s reggae celebrates Greenpeace’s 40th anniversary; bubble-wrap in the Baltic to protect whales and porpoises from noise pollution; unstoppable fire destroys Russian forests;...

Daily news: record radiation measured at Fukushima; Russian forest fire information...

Blog entry by Emma M | 2 August, 2011

© Christian Åslund / Greenpeace Top news: Worker safety at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant at high risk four months after the meltdown; satellites show different figures of forest fire devastation; corporate-sponsored children’s...

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