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World’s largest palm oil grower forced to restore over 1,000ha of rainforest

Press release | August 30, 2017 at 10:00

Jakarta- Under strong pressure from its customers and civil society, Malaysian palm oil company FELDA Global Ventures (FGV) has promised to restore over 1,000 hectares of the peat forest in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. [1] This is the first time...

Anti-coal communities in Thailand’s deep south say no to coal

Press release | September 14, 2017 at 14:17

Bangkok, Thailand - The “Teluk Patani” network, Permatamas, and Greenpeace Southeast Asia have raised concerns over the Environmental Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) of the proposed coal-fired power plant at Thepa. The groups say the project...

Nestlé, Unilever, P&G among worst offenders for plastic pollution in Philippines in...

Press release | September 22, 2017 at 12:57

Manila - A week-long beach clean up has exposed the companies most responsible for plastic pollution after an audit of plastic waste conducted on Freedom Island, a critical wetland habitat and Ramsar site [1] spanning 30 hectares in Manila Bay -...

Thailand suffers from poor air quality and fails to meet Sustainable Development...

Press release | August 8, 2017 at 13:00

Bangkok— Greenpeace Southeast Asia’s 6-month analysis of air quality levels from 19 monitoring stations in 14 cities across Thailand show high levels of toxic air pollution, PM2.5, that exceed safety limits set by the World Health Organization—...

ExxonMobil, Shell among companies told to attend human rights investigation over...

Press release | October 20, 2017 at 13:00

Manila - The Commission on Human Rights in the Philippines have called on 47 carbon producers to attend a preliminary meeting in its investigation into their corporate responsibility for climate-related human rights abuses (1). The companies...

Newly discovered orangutan species in Indonesia already at risk

Press release | November 3, 2017 at 13:16

Jakarta, 3 November - Researchers have announced the discovery of a new species of orangutan in the north of Sumatra Island. The Tapanuli orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis) is the first new addition in almost a century to the small club of great...

Haiyan survivors to UN climate talks and Trump: “We will not be sacrificed to a...

Press release | November 7, 2017 at 14:40

Tacloban, Philippines - With the UN climate talks underway in Bonn, and as the Philippines is preparing for the visit of President Trump for the upcoming ASEAN Summit, FIlipinos are gathering to commemorate the fourth anniversary of super typhoon...

Stop waste of US$26 billion on unnecessary coal power projects, urges major new...

Press release | January 19, 2018 at 17:12

Jakarta, 19 January 2018 - A coalition of Indonesian NGOs, dubbed the ‘Break Free From Coal’ coalition, has called for nine planned coal power plants to be dropped from the power supply plan due to concerns around massive supply overcapacity,...

International coalition calls on Singapore banks to end coal finance

Press release | February 7, 2018 at 13:43

Wednesday 7 February, 2018: A broad coalition of leading environmental groups are today calling on Singapore's major banks to end the financing of highly polluting coal-fired power stations in Southeast Asia.

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...

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