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World’s largest palm oil grower forced to restore over 1,000ha of rainforest

Press release | August 30, 2017 at 10:00

Jakarta- Under strong pressure from its customers and civil society, Malaysian palm oil company FELDA Global Ventures (FGV) has promised to restore over 1,000 hectares of the peat forest in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. [1] This is the first time...

Environment groups relieved over Viacom break up with Coral World Park on planned...

Press release | August 23, 2017 at 11:01

Manila, Philippines – Environment groups that had come together in Palawan to oppose the planned Nickelodeon-branded undersea theme park in Coron scored a victory with the announcement by Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) on Tuesday,...

All deforestation in orangutan habitat must be stopped immediately

Press release | August 22, 2017 at 17:16

Jakarta, 22 August 2017 - Greatly improved official orangutan survey figures released today provide a clearer picture of the plight of the species in Borneo, where the great apes are now thought to number only an estimated 0.13 to 0.47...

Greenpeace statement on the bird flu outbreak

Press release | August 17, 2017 at 15:00

Quezon City, Philippines – In light of the recent avian flu outbreak, Greenpeace today recommended longer-term measures to address the spread of pathogens, which it says is indicative of a failing industrial food production system.

Thailand suffers from poor air quality and fails to meet Sustainable Development...

Press release | August 8, 2017 at 13:00

Bangkok— Greenpeace Southeast Asia’s 6-month analysis of air quality levels from 19 monitoring stations in 14 cities across Thailand show high levels of toxic air pollution, PM2.5, that exceed safety limits set by the World Health Organization—...

Jokowi’s forests protection promises tested as fires rise

Press release | August 2, 2017 at 13:57

JAKARTA, July 28, 2017 -Two years after devastating fires plunged Indonesia into crisis, President Joko Widodo’s promises on forest and peat protection are being tested as forest fires break out across Indonesia and five provinces have declared...

Greenpeace launches first office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Blog entry by Dharshini Sivapatham | August 1, 2017

We have officially launched our first office in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, 28 th  July 2017. Our office in Malaysia is the fourth office in South-East Asia after Phillipines,Thailand and Indonesia. Our executive director Naderev...

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