Good Oil: Forest Solutions Sumatra.

Photo | June 12, 2012

Palm oil workers build a dam at the Dosan Palm plantation. 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. An innovative, independent small-holder approach has delivered social and economic benefits and helped protect the remaining forest. The Dosan community has committed to protecting its forests and moving to improved environmental management practices that include zero burning, no herbicide use and improved water management to maintain the peatland water system.05/18/2012

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Human Trafficking in Thai Fishing Industry

Video | December 16, 2016 at 15:31 2 comments

If we don’t watch out, the seafood on our plate might just be tainted by human rights abuses and illegal and destructive fishing. Greenpeace investigations uncovered vessels that had been engaged in both human trafficking and the Illegal...

Cases of Beriberi on Thai vessels

Video | December 16, 2016 at 15:25

Thai overseas fishing fleets struck by an outbreak of Beriberi in early 2016. In January 2016, Greenpeace Southeast Asia investigated reports of forced labour and deaths onboard two Thai fishing trawlers. A crew of 32 had been...

Turn the Tide

Video | December 15, 2016 at 15:00

In 2015, global media exposed widespread human rights abuses, with links to US pet food brands and supermarkets, in Thailand’s overseas fishing industry. When authorities tried to tackle the problem the fishing companies simply shifted operations...

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