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Indonesia’s fire crisis is a test of corporate commitment to forest protection

Publication | November 20, 2015 at 13:01

Forest and peatland destruction by ‘sustainable’ palm oil companies, including Fonterra supplier Wilmar, is fuelling forest fires in Borneo, a new investigation by Greenpeace International has revealed.

Join the most important movement in history

Blog entry by Nick Young | November 19, 2015

Very soon, in hundreds of towns and cities across the world people like you will march for the climate, for Paris and for our shared humanity. In the wake of appalling violence in Paris, political leaders will soon gather to decide...

5 Times Drone Footage Revealed the Environmental Destruction We Couldn't See

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | November 18, 2015

Even when we’re making dramatic transformations to our world – through deforestation, industrialisation, and fossil fuel extraction and use – it can be hard to see how large the scars we’re creating are.  That is, until you zoom out. ...

4 Ways Art Is Essential to Activism

Blog entry by Ryan Schleeter | November 18, 2015

The environmental movement runs on innovation. Our biggest victories aren’t won by out-spending or out-muscling our adversaries. Instead, we out-maneuver. We meet big challenges with even bigger creativity. And there are few...

Here's why I'm celebrating Russia's fire ban

Blog entry by Anton 'Benny' Beneslavsky | November 16, 2015

Today the Russian government has banned the burning of dry grass on agricultural land and conservation areas. This might sound somewhat trivial, perhaps for those who have never witnessed a forest fire or had a chance to stand in...

Sad, scared, alone. The baby orangutan orphaned by the plantation industry

Blog entry by Zamzami | November 13, 2015

For half an hour Otan wouldn't let go. Only eight months old, he already had a vice-like grip, his nails digging so deep they left half-moon imprints in the skin of his carer. If there were trees, Otan would be swinging freely from...

It’s time to end forest and peatland destruction in Indonesia

Blog entry by Grant Rosoman | November 11, 2015

I am a forest campaigner for Greenpeace. I’ve just returned to Christchurch from Indonesia and have bad news to report: Fires are raging through the Indonesian rainforest and peatlands again this year. Every year, these fires grow more...

A coral reef destroyed for a military base? No way!

Blog entry by Kazue Komatsubara | November 11, 2015

Two military airstrips are no mean feat to build. They are massive pieces of military infrastructure, from which expensive, machines take off at great, deafening, speed. And that's exactly what's about to happen on the island of...

The TPPA: A shady deal cooked behind closed doors

Blog entry by Sophie Schroder | November 10, 2015

The veil of secrecy behind the controversial TPPA has just been lifted, and it spells bad news for New Zealanders, the seas we swim and fish in, and for the air we breath. Greenpeace NZ policy advisor, Nathan Argent, says the deal,...

#NoKXL: The Day the People Won

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 10, 2015

Nelson Mandela once said, “It’s always impossible until it’s done.” I never knew truly what that meant until Friday when the President of the United States echoed the words that so many of us had been saying for years and rejected...

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