Greenpeace Press Releases

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RSPO Sends Ultimatum to Goodhope

Press release | May 5, 2017 at 22:01

Greenpeace Indonesia Statement

Six Years of Moratorium

Press release | May 4, 2017 at 17:30

Jakarta, 4 May 2017 – During the six years since its declaration, the area protected under Indonesia’s moratorium on new licenses in primary forest and peatland has undergone ten revisions, which saw it cut by 2.7 million hectares, an area around...

Cancelling Myanmar’s new coal plants could save 7,100 lives a year

Press release | May 4, 2017 at 13:30

Yangon, 4 May 2017 - Approximately 7,100 lives could be saved every year if Myanmar cancels its massive plan to build coal-fired power plants, and instead invest on renewable energy to meet the country’s electricity demand. This is according to...

Palm oil giant IOI moves to eliminate deforestation and human rights abuses from...

Press release | April 28, 2017 at 10:16

The IOI Group, one of the world’s largest palm oil traders, has today made a significant commitment to address deforestation and exploitation throughout its supply chain. [1] Greenpeace has suspended its active campaign to give IOI time to show...

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.

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