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.
The Earth has a new champion. At a small ceremony in Bremerhaven, Germany, we’ve christened the world’s first purpose-built, crowd-bought, eco-sleek sailing vessel, the new Rainbow Warrior.
In a bizarre turn of events usually seen in a John le Carré novel, the executive director of Greenpeace UK has been refused entry into Indonesia. Arriving at Jakarta's international airport earlier today, John Sauven was blocked from entering the...
We all know that break ups are hard. Especially when they involve secrets – like the shameful secret that broke up Barbie and Ken back in June: she had destroyed rainforest in her toy packaging. Her manufacturer, Mattel, was using products from...
Last week we launched the ‘eye of the tiger’ tour in Indonesia, during which five activists will journey around Sumatra bearing witness to the forest destruction caused by companies like Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). However, a few days ago we...
Forest Campaigner Zulfahmi, he base in Indonesia write an update about our latest campaign.
This week is Thai Rice and Farmers’ week and we’re celebrating a little known and un-publicized Thai agricultural policy that protects Thai rice from the risks of genetically-modified organisms. Because of the policy, farmers and consumers –...
It’s now been one year since pressure from thousands of people around the world convinced the world’s largest food and drink company - Nestlé - to give Indonesian rainforests and their inhabitants a break by removing products responsible for...
Greenpeace marked the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster with a call to governments of Southeast Asia to abandon all plans of developing nuclear power plants in the region to ensure the safety of its citizens. Greenpeace is...
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Welcome to Thailand, for yet another round of Climate change negotiations at the UN climate change conference to be held in Bangkok between April 3-8, 2011.
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