Greenpeace Press Releases

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Indonesian Govt Urged to Keep Pace with Palm Oil Commitments

Press release | September 23, 2014 at 23:45

During New York Climate Summit, Incoming President Urged to Extend Moratorium, Protect Peatlands

Greenpeace Notes RGE Pledge, Regrets Missed Opportunity to End Deforestation

Press release | September 23, 2014 at 13:19

New Palm Oil Sustainability Policy Won’t Halt Forest Clearing by Pulp and Paper arms of RGE

Ban Ki-moon receives names of six million people calling for protection of the Arctic

Press release | September 19, 2014 at 19:17

New York, 19 September 2014 - In advance of the UN Climate Summit in New York, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accepted a six million signature petition from Greenpeace calling for long term protection of the region [1].

Palm Oil Manifesto Companies Urged to Apply Strong HCS Standards

Press release | September 19, 2014 at 16:21

Greenpeace notes the announcement by Sime Darby, IOI, KLK, Musim Mas and Asian Agri that they intend to temporarily halt clearance of potential High Carbon Stock forests while a HCS study commissioned by their Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto*...

Steering Group Established to Oversee the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach for...

Press release | September 18, 2014 at 18:52

A group of leading plantation companies with commitments to eliminate deforestation from their supply chains, NGOs and technical support organisations met on 25th and 26th August in Singapore to establish a governance and standardisation body for...

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...

Thailand’s Civil Society Statement: The oil spill and the leaked pipeline

Press release | August 2, 2013 at 11:34

The leaked pipeline of PTT Global Chemical PLC has caused an emission of massive oil spill in Rayong’s Gulf of Thailand since 27 July 2013. More than 13,000 gallon of crude oil was leaked into the marine environment covering a large area and the...

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