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Major Breakthrough in Protection for Indonesia's Remaining Rainforests

Media release | February 5, 2013 at 0:50

Jakarta, Indonesia, 5 February 2013 - Greenpeace hailed today’s commitment from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) to end deforestation as a major breakthrough in efforts to save Indonesia’s rainforests, after a decade of public pressure and recent...

Activists Establish Forest Rescue Station

Feature story | March 5, 2006 at 18:00

Recently, the world marveled at the so-called "Lost World" that was discovered in Papua New Guinea. Deep in the heart of the jungle, an international team of scientists stumbled upon an area that is home to dozens of never before seen animal and...

Taking Direct Action to Save Paradise

Feature story | April 11, 2006 at 18:00

Our ships, the Esperanza and the Arctic Sunrise, were making waves this winter in the Southern Ocean confronting Japanese whalers. Now, all eyes are on the third member of our fleet, the Rainbow Warrior, as it takes on a company responsible for...

Greenpeace activists assaulted during palm oil protest in Southeast Asia

Media release | March 19, 2009 at 19:00

Greenpeace activists were brutally kicked and punched yesterday morning after they led a peaceful protest at the headquarters of Indonesia’s largest logging and palm oil company, the Sinar Mas Group, in Jakarta. Greenpeace is demanding a halt to...

Expectations rise for President Obama to build on commitment during June visit

Media release | May 27, 2010 at 20:23

Greenpeace today applauded the Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) for committing to a moratorium on forest and peatland clearance. The commitment came in advance of the governments of Indonesia and Norway signing a $1 billion...

Paradise Forests

Page | March 16, 2010 at 13:53

Only 20 percent of the world's ancient forests remain in large, intact tracts. Some of the ancient forests under greatest threat are the Paradise Forests of Southeast Asia, which stretch across the islands of Indonesia, on to Papua New Guinea and...

Palm Oil

Page | March 17, 2010 at 12:43

On store shelves around the world, a wide range of products — from from laundry detergents and soaps to crackers and candy bars — include a little-known ingredient called palm oil.

"You are just scum;" APP sinks to new low with personal attacks

Blog by Rolf Skar | August 19, 2011 1 comment

Notorious rainforest destroyer Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is not exactly a model of corporate responsibility .  But they seem to have added a new low mark with their latest, desperate antics to greenwash their soiled image . ...

Call Mattel to demand zero deforestation in their packaging

Blog by Laura K. | July 6, 2011 6 comments

Ken has picked up the phone. And now we’d like you to drop Mattel a call too. It’s been nearly a month now since Barbie’s secret deforestation habit was revealed to Ken in a shocking interview that has now been seen by over 1.3...

What YUM! Inc. Doesn't Want You to Know

Blog by rskar | April 26, 2011 6 comments

Have you ever heard of the company called YUM! Brands? Most haven’t.  Despite that, YUM! is actually the world’s largest fast-food company... bigger than McDonald’s or Burger King.  You probably haven’t heard of them because they...

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