Learn more about our priority protection projects in regions we feel are in most danger and are most critical to the health of our planet.

Indonesia 

Indonesia is not only home to diverse species of plants and animals including the endangered Sumatran tiger of which there are only 400 remaining, but its carbon-rich peatlands are also critical to millions of Indonesians. Read more about our work to protect rainforests in Indonesia.

 

 

 

Amazon

The Amazon forest is home to more wildlife than anywhere else on Earth in addition to 20 million people. Storing up to 120 billion tons of carbon, it is also criticial to regulating our climate. We're working to towards a goal of zero deforestation in the Amazon by 2015 by working with industry and protective forests code. Find out more about our work in the vibrant Amazon region.

 

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Congo Basin 

The vast forest of the Congo Basin is the second largest tropical rainforest on earth and the lungs of Africa. Its ecosystem provides food, fresh water, shelter and medicine for millions of people, and is home to many critically endangered species including elephants, gorillas, bonobos and okapis. International palm oil plantations have unfortunately set their sights on this vulnerable region, and we're working hard to expose the danger of this kind of reckless development. Read more.

 

The latest updates

 

Breaking: Greenpeace Activists protest illegal logging at Lumber Liquidators’s...

Blog by Daniel Brindis | May 15, 2014

This morning, Greenpeace activists from all over Brazil and the US halted the operations of a Brazilian timber exporter, Pampa Exportacoes, in Belém, Para. Pampa Exportacoes’s primary international customer is Lumber Liquidators, the largest...

Illegal timber from the Brazilian Amazon sold all over the world

Blog by Daniel Brindis | May 15, 2014

Amazon timber is all over the U.S. You can find it in hardwood flooring at national retailers like Lumber Liquidators and in walkways at landmarks like Atlantic City, Miami Beach, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Much of this wood comes from Pará State,...

Consumer power! Procter & Gamble decides to wash its bad palm oil away

Blog by Joao Talocchi | April 8, 2014

This post Consumer power! Procter & Gamble decides to wash its bad palm oil away originally appeared on the blog of Greenpeace USA. About 400,000 emails to Procter & Gamble CEO Thousands of phone calls to P&G offices around the world Dozens...

Procter & Gamble agrees to clean up its palm oil act

Blog by Meena Hussain | April 8, 2014

This post Procter & Gamble agrees to clean up its palm oil act originally appeared on the blog of Greenpeace USA. Procter and Gamble (P&G) has committed to a new No Deforestation policy that will remove forest destruction from its products...

Forests Solutions

Publication | April 6, 2014 at 7:00

Forest Solutions: An insider’s look at Greenpeace collaborations in forest regions around the world spotlights case studies of Greenpeace collaborations with forest products companies that are producing on-the-ground change that the public and...

A big day for an embattled wolf

Blog by Larry Edwards | March 28, 2014

This post A big day for an embattled wolf originally appeared on the blog of Greenpeace USA. The Alexander Archipelago wolf is a fascinating top predator, unique to the coastal temperate rainforest of Southeast Alaska.  Today it came a step...

Pressure Procter & Gamble

Blog by admin | March 14, 2014

Background – March 12, 2014 Let’s flood Procter & Gamble’s social media accounts with messages about what their sustainability really looks like: 1. Leave a comment on this Procter & Gamble Facebook post: COPY AND PASTE:P&G, your kind of “caring...

From Chicago to San Diego: Stepping up for the Tigers

Blog by Elise Nabors | March 10, 2014

Greenpeace recently launched a campaign linking palm oil used in products like Head & Shoulders (owned by parent company Procter and Gamble) to the destruction of Indonesia’s Paradise rainforest. Now we’re excited to share news of hundreds of...

Photos of a tiger ziplining around Procter & Gamble’s corporate HQ

Blog by Jason Schwartz | March 5, 2014

Yesterday we launched an action at Procter & Gamble’s corporate headquarters to protest the company’s continued use of palm oil linked to deforestation. Nine activists were able to access Procter & Gamble’s two large towers in Cincinnati and send...

Procter & Gamble, orphan orangutans & flying tigers

Blog by Joao Talocchi | March 4, 2014

Today started as a regular day. My son woke up at 5 am, at 7am I got a coffee, walked to the subway and after a 40 minute commute I got to the office. But this ain’t no regular day. This is the day Procter&Gamble will have to stop ignoring the...

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Our dedicated forests team has identified priority protection projects, regions we feel are in most danger and are most critical to the health of our planet.

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