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Celebrating 10 years of saving the Amazon Rainforest

Feature story | 7 May, 2009 at 0:00

Ten years ago, we set up an office in Manaus, a city inaccessible except by boat or plane, in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest, and began exposing illegal logging. Just three years later our campaign heralded the end of the illegal mahogany...

Flotilla Assembly to demand an end to Amazon destruction

Press release | 4 April, 2012 at 15:31

Porto do Moz, Brazil, 4 April 2012 - Greenpeace today joined 300 traditional Amazon rainforest communities in a floating general assembly on the Jaraucu River to demand an end to forest destruction in the Verde Para Sempre Extractive Reserve (1).

Major breakthrough in protection for Indonesia’s remaining rainforests

Press release | 5 February, 2013 at 8:58

Jakarta, Indonesia, 5 February 2013 - Greenpeace hailed today’s commitment from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) to end deforestation as a major breakthrough in efforts to save Indonesia’s rainforests, after a decade of public pressure and recent...

One year after Nestlé committed to giving rainforests a break – what has been achieved?

Feature story | 23 May, 2011 at 10:50

It’s now been one year since pressure from thousands of people around the world convinced the world’s largest food and drink company - Nestlé - to give Indonesian rainforests and their inhabitants a break by removing products responsible for...

Greenpeace letter to April

Publication | 5 February, 2013 at 9:10

APP, part of the Sinar Mas group, is one of just two global pulp and paper producers in Indonesia that has relied on rainforest fibre for its products used by household brands across the world. Greenpeace has today written to the CEO of APRIL...

How Sinar Mas is expanding its empires of destruction

Publication | 29 July, 2010 at 0:25

Sinar Mas group is notorious for its destruction of millions of hectares of Indonesian rainforest, peatland and wildlife habitat. Two divisions within the group lead the destruction: pulp and palm oil. Recently, the group has diversified into coal.

Dam collapse in Brazil destroys towns and turns river into muddy wasteland

Blog entry by Bruno Weis | 17 November, 2015 9 comments

On Thursday, November 5th, two dams holding millions of cubic meters of mining waste gave way – launching one of the worst environmental disasters in Brazilian history. Over 25,000 Olympic swimming pools worth of mud –...

Climate meeting in Bonn: save the forests, but don't cheapen carbon

Feature story | 30 March, 2009 at 0:00

If we're to have a hope of saving our planet from runaway climate change, we need to make it expensive for industry to emit carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses, and we need to make it profitable for countries like Brazil, Indonesia, and...

Greenpeace response to Sinar Mas ‘verification exercise’:

Press release | 10 August, 2010 at 10:04

Jakarta, Indonesia, 10 August 2010 -- Greenpeace today responded to notorious rainforest destroyer Sinar Mas’ self-styled 'verification exercise':

Under fire forest destroyer caught breaking promises

Press release | 29 July, 2010 at 1:01

A new Greenpeace investigation into the operations of Sinar Mas group, one the most notorious destroyers of Indonesia’s rainforests, reveals how it is continuing to break its own environmental commitments on protecting forests and peatland.

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