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Threats

Hub | November 13, 2013 at 20:09

Licence to kill

Publication | October 22, 2013 at 10:00

As few as 400 tigers are thought to remain in the rainforests of Sumatra, which are vanishing at a staggering rate – a quarter of a million hectares every year. Expansion of oil palm and pulpwood plantations was responsible for nearly two-thirds...

Good Oil - A Solution Story

Feature story | June 15, 2012 at 10:25

Oil palm plantations have expanded rapidly over the past two decades in Indonesia, clearing large swathes of natural forest and critical peatland areas. Promises of economic development and jobs to local communities have not come true for many.

Palm Oil

Page | November 14, 2013 at 7:44

From the fruit and seeds of the oil palm tree, and straight into our soap, detergents, makeup, biscuits, and biofuel – palm oil is everywhere. It is cheaper to grow than many of its alternatives, takes up less land space, and has a long shelf...

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...

Giant Indonesian Palm Oil Company Announces Plan to Halt Forest Destruction

Feature story | February 9, 2011 at 12:34

Responding to news today that the palm oil arm of Sinar Mas, Golden Agri-Resources, has announced a plan to halt the destruction of Indonesia’s forests previously caused by their operations, Bustar Maitar, head of Greenpeace’s campaign to protect...

Norway and Indonesia deal could be a model for low-carbon development - if vested...

Feature story | November 23, 2010 at 9:00

Jakarta, Indonesia – A landmark US$1 billion deal between Indonesia and Norway – intended to halt deforestation and reduce carbon emissions – is in danger of being squandered, unless action is taken to protect it from notorious industrial...

Forest Solutions

Image gallery | June 12, 2012

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