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APP and the ramin ban

Page | November 26, 2011 at 20:40

Ramin trees are legally protected under Indonesia’s laws and its national CITES regulations. Sumatra’s peat swamp forests are a key ramin habitat. Government maps show that nearly half the area of this key ramin habitat that remained when...

Ramin at APP’s flagship pulp mill

Page | November 26, 2011 at 20:40

A year-long investigation at Asia Pulp & Paper’s largest pulp mill in Indonesia, Indah Kiat Perawang, exposes how illegal ramin logs are regularly mixed into its supply of logs from natural forest clearance (so-called mixed tropical hardwood or...

From APP’s pulp mill to the ends of the Earth

Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:16

The key aim of CITES is to ensure that any international trade in ramin specimens or derivatives is not causing a detrimental impact on the species, and comes from legal supplies. The investigation shows that Indah Kiat Perawang trades pulp to...

The scale of APP’s global trade

Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:16

Asia Pulp & Paper already claims to be the third largest paper company in the world, and aims to be number one. This investigation has identified how APP is breaking Indonesian law, driving Sumatran tigers and ramin trees closer to extinction,...

What is at stake?

Page | November 26, 2011 at 20:40

Millions of hectares of Indonesia's rainforest habitats and carbon-rich peatlands remain at risk from clearance for pulp and palm oil plantations, despite the recent partial, weak government moratorium on new expansion into some forest and...

Case study: Bukit Tigapuluh

Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:12

The Bukit Tigapuluh Forest Landscape in central Sumatra is one of the last refuges of endangered species including the Sumatran tiger, and is critical to the future of the Sumatran orang-utan. While a portion of the Landscape has been designated...

Case study: Kerumutan

Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:00

The 1.3 million hectare Kerumutan Peat Swamp Forest is an important habitat for the critically endangered Sumatran tiger and one of the world's largest remaining areas of carbon-rich peatland. Much of the area is on deep (>3 metres) peat. SMG/APP...

APP's forest destruction

Page | November 26, 2011 at 20:55

This investigative report from Greenpeace, 'How APP is toying with extinction', shows how major brands like Mattel, Disney and others are fuelling climate change and pushing Sumatran tigers and orang-utans towards the brink of extinction.


Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:23

Forensic testing shows that a wide range of packaging and paper products carrying the Disney brand regularly contain Indonesian rainforest timber. In Indonesia, Mattel manufactures a wide range of Disney-branded fashion dolls. Mattel uses...

APP's customers in the toy sector

Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:16

The toy sector uses a lot of glossy packaging. Forensic testing shows that the packaging used by leading toy brands regularly contains Indonesian rainforest fibre. Greenpeace International investigations have also established links between these...

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