Indonesia Forests

Photo | February 27, 2011

Logged Trees in East Kalimantan Logs from deforestation alongside young palm plants outside Long Noran village, East Kalimantan. Bukit Subur Estate with palm tree plantation and forest is in the background. Deforestation is driving climate change and pushing endangered species to the brink of extinction. According to recent estimates, Indonesia is the third largest greenhouse gas polluter of any nation on the planet, largely due to the destruction of its rainforest and peatlands. Clearing massive tracts of forest also has a major impact on wildlife diversity, and creates social conflict with indigenous communities. 09/17/2010

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Human Trafficking in Thai Fishing Industry

Video | December 16, 2016 at 15:31

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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