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Point of No Return in pictures

Feature story | January 23, 2013 at 20:00

The world is quickly reaching a point of no return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. Continuing on the current course will make it difficult, if not impossible, to prevent the widespread and catastrophic impacts of climate...

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.

A new Rainbow Warrior sets sail

Feature story | October 14, 2011 at 18:00

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.

Greenpeace director refused entry to Indonesia following smear campaign

Feature story | October 14, 2011 at 10:00

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...

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...

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