Greenpeace Press Releases

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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...

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...

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