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Hub | November 13, 2013 at 21:09

Licence to kill

Publication | October 22, 2013 at 11:00

As few as 400 tigers are thought to remain in the rainforests of Sumatra, which are vanishing at a staggering rate – a quarter of a million hectares every year. Expansion of oil palm and pulpwood plantations was responsible for nearly two-thirds...

Giant Indonesian palm oil company announces plan to halt forest destruction

Press release | February 9, 2011 at 16:26

Responding to news today that the palm oil arm of Sinar Mas, Golden Agri-Resources, has announced a plan to halt the destruction of Indonesia’s forests previously caused by their operations, Bustar Maitar, head of Greenpeace’s campaign to protect...

“Homeless Sumatran Tigers” set up camp outside a P&G facility in the Philippines

Press release | March 26, 2014 at 11:48

Laguna, Philippines— Greenpeace activists dressed as Sumatran tigers set up camp outside a Procter & Gamble (P&G) facility in Cabuyao, Laguna today. The protesting tigers installed tree stumps and tents to show how P&G has wiped out their...

Good Unilever palm oil statement

Feature story | May 2, 2008 at 6:00

Despite insisting a week ago that they wouldn’t be bounced into taking action, Unilever boss, Patrick Cescau performed a swift about turn today and announced that his company is supporting our call for a moratorium – a complete halt – on...

Greenpeace calls on EU Funding for forest protection not destruction as it blocks...

Press release | October 31, 2009 at 7:00

Yesterday Greenpeace activists in two inflatable boats intercepted a ship in France, the Izmir Castle, carrying 15,000 tonnes of palm kernel from Indonesia in the port of Montoir-de-Bretagne. The Greenpeace activists painted "Climate Crime" on...

Sustainable palm oil a farce; Industry body weak and ineffectual: Greenpeace

Press release | November 20, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace today condemned the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), for failing to take action against member companies who continue to destroy Indonesia’s peatlands and forests at the conclusion of its 6th annual meeting in Bali.

SINAR MAS : Indonesian Palm Oil Menance

Publication | December 24, 2008 at 7:00

One of the growing new threats to Indonesia’s forests is the ‘gold rush’ for new oil palm plantations, driven by the increasing global demand for palm oil for food, soaps, cosmetics and biofuels. Indonesia, the world’s largest palm oil producer,...

Greenpeace challenges RSPO to stop green-washing member companies

Feature story | November 14, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace today prevented the loading of crude palm oil on the Isola Corallo, a Rotterdam-bound tanker in Dumai, Indonesia’s main palm oil export port. Greenpeace is calling upon the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)(1), which meets in...

Paradise lost for soap and ice cream

Feature story | April 23, 2008 at 6:00

Are you a "green" consumer? Even if your intentions are good, your "Earth friendly" soap and organic ice cream may be driving species to extinction and heating up the planet, especially if these products contain palm oil.

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