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Homeless “Sumatran Tigers” Implore Ministry of Forestry to Enforce the Law and Save...

Press release | April 18, 2012 at 10:42

Jakarta, 18 April 2012 - Hundreds of homeless Sumatran tigers gathered in front of Indonesia’s Ministry of Forestry this morning to urge Minister Zulkifli Hasan to take action against Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) after a Greenpeace investigation found...

Forest and Peatland Still Being Destroyed despite Moratorium in Indonesia

Press release | November 23, 2011 at 15:01

Jakarta, 23 November 2011: Indonesia’s forests and peatlands are continuing to be destroyed in the many areas that are not covered by the Government’s moratorium on deforestation, according to evidence collected by a coalition of environmental...

Indonesian Rainforest Destroyer Asia Pulp and Paper Loses More Contracts

Press release | November 2, 2011 at 13:05

Greenpeace today called on Indonesian company Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) to commit to ending its destruction of the country’s rainforests, in response to news that yet more companies around the world are cutting ties with the paper giant.

Barbie Drops Rainforest Packaging

Press release | October 5, 2011 at 17:47

Toy giant Mattel, the company behind Barbie, announced today that it will stop buying paper and packaging linked to rainforest destruction following a global campaign by Greenpeace.

Even Deep Peatlands Are Destroyed in Our Tigers Habitat

Press release | September 28, 2011 at 11:21

Pelalawan, 28 September 2011: On the eighth day of the Greenpeace "Tiger Eyes" tour, Greenpeace activists continued to bear witness to the pathetic sight of Sumatran forests being destroyed by pulp and paper companies.

Greenpeace Save Tigers’ Home Tour launches in Sumatra with cultural blessing ceremony...

Press release | September 22, 2011 at 19:00

Rokan Hilir: Greenpeace today launched its “Save Tigers’ Home” Tour in Sumatra with a cultural blessing ceremony from local community. The goal of the month-long tour is to highlight the ongoing destruction of Sumatra’s last remaining forests and...

Latest Government Moratorium Maps show urgency of Forest Clearance Permit Review

Press release | July 14, 2011 at 12:03

A coalition of Indonesian civil society organizations for forest protection today challenged President Yudhoyono to order an immediate review of existing forest clearance permits and improve forest governance in order to strengthen the two-year...

Southeast Asia’s future is in renewables

Press release | June 26, 2011 at 12:42

Greenpeace called on Southeast Asian nations to seize the golden opportunity offered by renewables and champion the transition towards 100% renewable energy supply. The environment group made the call at the conclusion of the 6th Asia Clean...

Barbie Wrapped in Rainforest Destruction Scandal

Press release | June 8, 2011 at 10:21

Barbie, the most famous toy in the world, is involved in rainforest destruction, a Greenpeace International investigation can today reveal. Packaging for the doll is produced using timber from the rainforests of Indonesia, home to endangered...

Greenpeace celebrates Thai GE-free Rice Strategy on Farmers’ Day

Press release | June 2, 2011 at 9:50

Greenpeace today celebrated Thailand’s Rice Masterplan for keeping Thai rice free of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The GE-free rice policy, a key strategy in the Thai Rice Masterplan, protects Thailand’s thousands-year old rice heritage...

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