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

 

International Day of Forests 2014

Image gallery | March 20, 2014

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...

BREAKING: Activists on a zipline protest Procter and Gamble’s link to deforestation

Blog by Cassady Sharp | March 4, 2014

Cincinnati, March 4th 2014 – Greenpeace activists protested Procter & Gamble’s link to tropical deforestation at the company’s global headquarters today, hanging from a zipline between the building’s two iconic towers. TAKE ACTION NOW! 10:10 AM...

VIDEO: Procter & Gamble destroying habitat of forests wildlife

Blog by Cassady Sharp | March 4, 2014

Procter & Gamble buys palm oil from companies that are destroying the forest home of orangutans, elephants and tigers. Share this film to expose P&G and help orangutans.

The Fight Against Illegal Logging In The DRC

Image gallery | March 3, 2014

Extremists Put a Bulls-eye On My Friends Lesley and George

Blog by Rolf Skar | February 27, 2014

The news was shocking: far-right fanatics had declared “open season” on my friends Lesley and George, distributing a “wanted” poster with George’s photo and address. They threatened violence and said they had been to George and Lesley’s home,...

Conecting dots. The link between Head & Shoulders and buried orangutans

Blog by Joao Talocchi | February 26, 2014

Orangutans are fascinating animals. They make and use simple tools as branches to collect honey, search for insects, reach fruits that are a bit too far out. They use large leaves as umbrellas to protect their skin from the sun or rain and small...

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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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