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Success: Barbie and Mattel drop deforestation!

Feature story | October 5, 2011 at 18:35

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...

‘Tigers’ expose Asia Pulp and Paper greenwash

Feature story | September 28, 2011 at 8:16

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...

How the toy sector and APP are responding to our Indonesia forest campaign

Feature story | June 14, 2011 at 15:47

Forest Campaigner Zulfahmi, he base in Indonesia write an update about our latest campaign.

GE-free rice policy: a celebration for farmers and consumers in Southeast Asia!

Feature story | June 2, 2011 at 10:00

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 –...

One year after Nestlé committed to giving rainforests a break – what has been achieved?

Feature story | May 23, 2011 at 15:50

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 calls on Philippine government to abandon nukes on Chernobyl anniversary

Feature story | April 26, 2011 at 11:52

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...

Welcome to climate change in Thailand!

Feature story | April 5, 2011 at 11:32

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.

We’ve seen the draft moratorium on forest destruction in Indonesia

Feature story | February 27, 2011 at 12:09

Days before the President of Indonesia is set to announce a moratorium on forest destruction, we’ve got a copy of the draft moratorium, crunched the numbers and the news is not good. The data shows this proposed moratorium does little to protect...

Thousands call for clean energy in Thailand

Feature story | February 24, 2011 at 18:44

Our region, Southeast Asia, is home to strong grassroots environmental movements especially those opposing the spread of harmful coal and nuclear energy.

Greenpeace report reveals scientific doubt on safety of Bt eggplant

Feature story | February 24, 2011 at 16:30

Greenpeace today released a technical report that casts scientific doubts on the safety of Bt eggplant (locally known as talong), and called upon the President to intervene and immediately ban further field trials of all Bt eggplant crops in the...

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