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Greenpeace Mourners Mark Death of Indonesia’s Peatlands

Press release | September 16, 2014 at 9:13

Greenpeace mourners on Monday (15/09/14) placed funeral wreaths on burned peatland in Riau province, highlighting an ongoing crisis and urging president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to secure his “green” legacy by ensuring real peatland protection.

Greenpeace joins local groups urging Malaysian Government

Press release | August 29, 2014 at 15:51

Kuala Lumpur, 29 August 2014 – Greenpeace today joined local groups calling on the Malaysian government to deny the granting of a permanent license for the Lynas plant in Kuantan, citing the grave and unresolved radioactive and environmental...

National protection strongly urged for the conservation of local sharks and rays species

Press release | August 18, 2014 at 10:46

Cebu City, 15 August 2014— Around 150 representatives from civil society, government, tourism and business sectors, marine conservationists, divers and the academe gathered today at the Cebu Provincial Capitol to show their commitment to protect...

Palm oil giant Wilmar caught in forest scandal - Greenpeace

Press release | October 22, 2013 at 11:03

Jakarta, 22 October, 2013 - Household brands that source palm oil through Singapore-based palm oil trader Wilmar International, such as the makers of Oreo biscuits, Gillette shaving products and Clearasil, are making consumers unwitting...

Fire Hotspots Expose Gaps in Indonesia’s Forests Moratorium

Press release | June 20, 2013 at 17:00

Jakarta, June 20, 2013 – Half of the fire hotspots detected between June 11-18 that are choking Singapore and Malaysia with air pollution are in areas that should be protected by Indonesia’s forest moratorium, Greenpeace has revealed.

New World Bank climate change report should spur SEA and world leaders into action:...

Press release | June 20, 2013 at 13:07

Jakarta/Bangkok/Manila, 20 June 2013—Greenpeace today called on Southeast Asia and world governments to get serious about addressing climate change, following the release of the World Bank report Turn Down The Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional...

Indonesian President meets Greenpeace leader on the Rainbow Warrior: welcomes legacy...

Press release | June 8, 2013 at 13:00

Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo met with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on board the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior, in Jakarta yesterday, to express Greenpeace’s support for the President’s legacy of...

Greenpeace ship begins first Indonesian tour since being deported

Press release | May 9, 2013 at 13:10

Jayapura -– The Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior III, arrived in Jayapura, Indonesia today to document one of the world’s most biodiverse – and threatened – environments, just three years after the Indonesian navy escorted the Rainbow...

ASEAN: Environmental Rights = Human Rights

Press release | November 16, 2012 at 12:09

“Integration should not come at the price of environmental ruin and human rights,” ASEAN youths stated today at the eve of the opening of the 21st Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The youth are urging...

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Enlightenment Moment as Greenpeace lights up Borobodur temple

Press release | October 29, 2012 at 14:27

Greenpeace last night lit up the ancient temple of Borobudur on the outskirts of Yogyakarta--a UNESCO World Heritage site--using only renewable energy.

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