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Global brands divided over transparency efforts to tackle deforestation for palm oil

Press release | March 19, 2018 at 8:00

Jakarta, 19 March 2018 - Eight major household brands such as PZ Cussons, Johnson & Johnson and Kraft Heinz are refusing to say where their palm oil comes from, despite promising to stop buying from companies that destroy rainforests. Eight...

Greenpeace calls for decrease in meat and dairy production and consumption for a...

Press release | March 6, 2018 at 15:16

5 March 2018, Amsterdam - Global meat and dairy production and consumption must be cut in half by 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change and keep the Paris Agreement on track, says a new Greenpeace report. If left unchecked, agriculture is...

Greenpeace calls on Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha to tackle air pollution crisis

Press release | February 23, 2018 at 16:44

Bangkok, 22 February 2018 - Greenpeace activists today presented an hourglass filled with dust from areas in Bangkok and other provinces most affected by the severe air pollution to a representative of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha at the...

International coalition calls on Singapore banks to end coal finance

Press release | February 7, 2018 at 13:43

Wednesday 7 February, 2018: A broad coalition of leading environmental groups are today calling on Singapore's major banks to end the financing of highly polluting coal-fired power stations in Southeast Asia.

Stop waste of US$26 billion on unnecessary coal power projects, urges major new...

Press release | January 19, 2018 at 17:12

Jakarta, 19 January 2018 - A coalition of Indonesian NGOs, dubbed the ‘Break Free From Coal’ coalition, has called for nine planned coal power plants to be dropped from the power supply plan due to concerns around massive supply overcapacity,...

New bird species identified in eastern Indonesia’s threatened forests

Press release | January 16, 2018 at 20:00

Jakarta- A Greenpeace Belgium campaigner and ornithologist, together with researchers from the University of Singapore and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, have described a new species of bird on Rote Island, Indonesia.

Art exhibit puts Thailand air pollution in spotlight

Press release | January 16, 2018 at 9:30

Bangkok— An art exhibit launched today by Greenpeace, is putting the invisible threats of Thailand’s air pollution in the spotlight.

FELDA achieves RSPO certification despite continued risk

Press release | January 8, 2018 at 18:00

Jakarta, 8 Jan 2018 – The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil has recertified 8 palm oil mills belonging to FELDA, the world’s largest palm oil grower. [1] FELDA voluntary withdrew more than 50 of its palm oil mills from the certification scheme...

Filipino typhoon survivors demand climate action on Haiyan anniversary

Press release | November 7, 2017 at 14:40

Tacloban, Philippines - With the UN climate talks underway in Bonn, and as the Philippines is preparing for the visit of President Trump for the upcoming ASEAN Summit, FIlipinos are gathering to commemorate the fourth anniversary of super typhoon...

Newly discovered orangutan species in Indonesia already at risk

Press release | November 3, 2017 at 13:16

Jakarta, 3 November - Researchers have announced the discovery of a new species of orangutan in the north of Sumatra Island. The Tapanuli orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis) is the first new addition in almost a century to the small club of great...

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