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Obama announces inadequate funding for Indonesian forest conservation

Feature story | November 10, 2010 at 19:17

Greenpeace challenged the United States to dramatically increase the financial support it gives Indonesia to reduce deforestation and cut its substantial greenhouse gas emissions. The challenge followed the announcement at a press conference in...

Golden Rice a distraction to solving Vitamin A deficiency

Feature story | November 9, 2010 at 14:49

So called ‘golden’ rice will not help in the fight against vitamin A deficiency (VAD) according to a report released by Greenpeace at the International Rice Congress today. The report documents successful measures taken to minimise the impact of...

Your pipe, our poison? We have the right to know!

Feature story | November 3, 2010 at 12:17

Philippines - Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today highlighted factory discharge pipes along the Marikina River and posted warning signs to call attention to the fact that no policy exists to ensure that chemical effluents from factories are...

Greener electronics guide updated

Feature story | October 26, 2010 at 10:21

International - The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics exposes the widening gap between companies that make good on their promises to clean up, and those that don't. While some of the top electronics manufacturers are...

Rainbow Warrior Denied Emergency Supplies, Ordered Out to International Water

Feature story | October 21, 2010 at 16:18

Jakarta– Greenpeace today expressed serious concern over the Indonesian Navy's harassment of its flagship, the Rainbow Warrior (1). Yesterday, two Indonesian navy vessels ordered the environmental organisation's vessel to leave Indonesian waters...

The high price of coal

Feature story | October 19, 2010 at 19:05

Cirebon – This morning, a flotilla of more than 30 fishing boats set off from the village of Waruduwur towards Cirebon coal-fired power plant. Onboard, local fishermen and Greenpeace activists called on Indonesia's government to abandon its plans...

Quit Coal Indonesia

Feature story | October 19, 2010 at 12:42

Cirebon – Greenpeace today called on the Indonesian government to abandon its plans to build more coal fired power plants and instead embrace a clean energy future powered by renewable energy, at the launch of a report “Batubara mematikan: The...

Disappointed Greenpeace awaits clearance for Rainbow Warrior to enter Indonesia

Feature story | October 18, 2010 at 17:20

Jakarta - Greenpeace today sought an official meeting with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to seek clarifications regarding the hold-up on the permits to allow the famous environmental campaigning ship, the Rainbow Warrior, to enter Indonesian...

You cant sink a Rainbow

Feature story | October 18, 2010 at 12:34

Word that the Rainbow Warrior would visit Jakarta had spread far and wide. People across Java had responded enthusiastically saying they wanted to tour the famous ship over the weekend and had made plans to bring their families and friends.

Indonesia Civil Society calls for full forest protection to save the global climate

Feature story | October 14, 2010 at 9:35

JAKARTA — Greenpeace, together with a broad coalition of NGOs working for biodiversity, human rights, climate protection and representing indigenous people, called on the Indonesian and Norwegian governments to close loopholes in a billion dollar...

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