Greenpeace Press Releases

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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...

Indonesian Forests Protection Plan “Important Political Shift” but Tens of Millions...

Press release | May 20, 2011 at 16:33

Along awaited plan to put a temporary halt to forest destruction in Indonesia does not go far enough and will still see tens of millions of hectares of forests facing destruction, warned Greenpeace.

Climate change main threat facing Southeast Asia

Press release | May 9, 2011 at 17:35

At the conclusion of the 18th ASEAN Summit in Jakarta today, Greenpeace called on ASEAN Heads of State to act with greater urgency and show political unity in addressing climate change. The call came as the environment group criticized ASEAN’s...

Greenpeace launches project to protect Citarum River

Press release | May 3, 2011 at 16:02

Greenpeace today called on the government of Indonesia to take immediate action to curb pollution of freshwater sources at the launch of a public campaign to protect the Citarum River. The launch of the Greenpeace Toxic Free Water project...

Greenpeace calls on ASEAN governments to abandon nukes on Chernobyl anniversary

Press release | April 26, 2011 at 14:00

Bangkok/Jakarta/Manila, 26 April 2011— Greenpeace today marked the 25th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster with a call to governments of Southeast Asia to abandon all plans to develop nuclear power plants in the region to ensure safety of...

MCKINSEY Advice on Rainforest Schemes Fundamentally Flawed

Press release | April 7, 2011 at 16:17

London, 7th April 2011— A new Greenpeace report Bad Influence has revealed how advice given by global consultancy firm McKinsey to national governments could lead to an increase in the destructive logging it is intended to prevent.

ASEAN must demonstrate leadership in UN climate negotiations

Press release | April 4, 2011 at 12:19

Southeast Asian climate activists wearing winter jackets, rain gear and beach wear to portray climate chaos that is wreaking havoc across the region, met Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on...

Greenpeace, Indonesian NGOs call on Ministry of Economic Affairs to make a good...

Press release | March 31, 2011 at 13:28

Greenpeace activists dressed as endangered species of Indonesian forests, together with a coalition of Indonesian NGOs, today went to the Ministry of Economic Affairs to call for the immediate implementation of moratorium on forest destruction...

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