Greenpeace Press Releases

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Greenpeace tells ASEAN: Act on plastics pollution in region’s oceans

Press release | April 25, 2017 at 12:37

Manila, Philippines - Acting on the urgency of the plastics pollution problem in the region, and with the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit commencing in Manila, Greenpeace Southeast Asia brought its message to the...

Concrete action needed to protect critical peat landscape

Press release | March 29, 2017 at 23:30

Ketapang / Jakarta, March 29, 2017 - Peatland violations committed by the logging company PT Mohairson Pawan Khatulistiwa (MPK) in Sungai Putri forest, have resulted in an investigation carried by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry. After...

Mars, Nestlé commit to clean up pet food supply chains, increasing pressure on Thai...

Press release | March 16, 2017 at 21:00

Washington, DC -- Following global pressure on pet food companies, industry giants Mars and Nestlé have announced that they will take steps to ensure their pet food supply chains are free of human rights abuses and illegally caught seafood. Their...

A movement spanning six continents demands a world free from fossil fuels

Press release | March 13, 2017 at 16:12

Amsterdam - Break Free from fossil fuels protests in Croatia and Israel have kickstarted the latest wave of protests by a global movement determined to accelerate the shift to an era of renewable energy, with further activities today in the...

Papua’s first Village Forest handed over, after decade fighting deforestation

Press release | March 9, 2017 at 11:30

Teminabuan, West Papua-- A 3,545 hectare slice of Papua’s rainforest was today officially placed in community hands, to be protected and managed by the indigenous people of the Knasaimos landscape in West Papua’s Bird’s Head Peninsula. This is...

Shell “knew of climate change danger” since 1991 - Greenpeace response

Press release | March 1, 2017 at 14:23

Manila, Philippines- A film in 1991, produced by Shell, shows that the oil giant has long known about the catastrophic risks of climate change.

New HSBC ‘no deforestation’ policy first step towards sustainable palm oil finance

Press release | February 21, 2017 at 13:14

London – HSBC has just published a new ‘No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation’ policy covering its financing of palm oil companies. [1]

HSBC Stop Funding Forest Fires in Indonesia

Press release | February 14, 2017 at 9:23

Kuala Lumpur, 14 Feb 2016 -- Dissatisfied Malaysian customers today presented HSBC with a mock cheque to the value of 228,434 signatures urging the bank to “Stop Funding Forest Fires in Indonesia”. The HSBC customers were joined by activists from...

Cancelling new coal plants in Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan would save 50,000 lives a year

Press release | January 13, 2017 at 14:46

Hong Kong, 13 January 2017 - Approximately 50,000 lives a year could saved by 2030 if no new coal-fired power plants are built in Southeast Asia, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, according to a groundbreaking peer reviewed study from researchers at...

Thai fishing fleet moving to Indian ocean to avoid regulation, finds Greenpeace...

Press release | December 15, 2016 at 15:00

Bangkok, 15 December 2016 - A 12-month investigation by Greenpeace Southeast Asia has found that Thailand’s overseas fishing fleets are intentionally shifting to remote waters in order to avoid fishing regulations. The investigation started seven...

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