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Procter & Gamble brings rainforest destruction into bathrooms

Press release | 26 February, 2014 at 4:00

Jakarta, 26 February 2014 – Procter & Gamble, which makes Head & Shoulders, is sourcing palm oil from companies connected to orangutan habitat clearance in Indonesia, making consumers part of a widespread forest destruction scandal. That's...

Daily news: Oil-fired climate sceptic exposed 1.5 million liters oil spill in Israel

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 30 June, 2011

Top news: Greenpeace exposes climate sceptic’s big oil funding; Canadian government fines Statoil over water regulation violations; Hungarian activists demand government reduce emissions; oil spill in Israel contaminates nature...

Daily News: Red Carpet Activists Vindicated; Thailand leads the energy [r]evolution

Blog entry by JPateraki | 23 August, 2011

© Alex Stoneman / Greenpeace Top news: Danish court recognizes peaceful protest; Hormone disruptor found in dirty laundry; Thailand (r)evolts ; Carbon offsets down under;  Conservationists build Orangutan Bridges #Red...

World Wetlands Day - Save our Forests

Blog entry by LisaV | 2 February, 2011 1 comment

Today is World Wetlands Day and this year, in the UN International Year of Forests , the theme for today is 'Wetlands and Forests'. Greenpeace is working to save the rainforests and carbon rich peatlands of Indonesia.  Only 20...

March 25: Fighting nuclear waste, forest-destroying palm oil, and dirty coal

Blog entry by danielkramb | 25 March, 2010 1 comment

Greenpeace activists block the gate to the French Embassy in Moscow, Russia in a protest against nuclear waste import from France to Russia. From Russia to Indonesia via the Czech Republic, Greenpeace activists are making noise –...

March 19: Bluefin Tuna dissapointment

Blog entry by Almudena | 19 March, 2010

Oceans Bluefin Tuna Action "Stocks of Atlantic bluefin tuna, prized as a delicacy in Japan, have plunged more than 80% since 1970, according to CITES" . Ok, that's clear. Yesterday at the meeting of the Convention on International...

March 18: Nestle in trouble

Blog entry by Almudena | 18 March, 2010

Forest Action against Nestle UK Greenpeace's controversial video slamming Nestle's Kit Kat for using palm oil and contributing to the destruction of the Indonesian rainforests (and the Orangutans that live there) is beginning to...

April 16: In case Nestle forgets…

Blog entry by Almudena | 16 April, 2010

Greenpeace protest inside Nestlé AGM Yesterday Greenpeace activists left a 'reminder' above the heads of those attending the Nestle shareholders meeting in the western city of Lausanne (Switzerland). Activists dropped from the...

Homeless orangutans call for forest protection

Image | 24 November, 2009 at 17:59

Homeless orangutans have also been spotted in Switzerland where they have been calling on the government to support forest protection at the upcoming UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen.

The Prepared Palm Oil Statement - by Nestle

Blog entry by laurak | 29 March, 2010 2 comments

I called Nestlé up last week as part of our Kit Kat call action and spoke with a very friendly and polite man named *Bob about their palm oil policy. I told Bob that despite Nestlé's announcement that it would cancel contracts...

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