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Genetic Engineered Golden Rice is Fool's Gold

Press release | January 28, 2000 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Genetically engineered Golden Rice containing provitamin A will not solve the problem of malnutrition in developing countries according to Greenpeace. The Genetic Engineering (GE) industry claims vitamin A rice could save...

Frying the Forest

Publication | September 26, 2012 at 15:59

How india’s use of palm oil is having a devastating impact on indonesia’s rainforests, tigers and the global climate

Palm Oil

Hub | September 24, 2010 at 14:07

Greenpeace is calling for a moratorium on all deforestation and peat land destruction in Indonesia, and is asking all companies purchasing palm oil to sever links with suppliers known to be involved in deforestation and peat land destruction.

Greenpeace report links Indian companies to rainforest destruction in Indonesia

Press release | June 19, 2012 at 18:17

June 19, 2012, Mumbai - Leading Indian companies such as ITC, Britannia, Godrej and Ruchi Soya could be linked to the destruction of the Indonesian rainforest through their use of palm oil, according to investigative research released by...

Wilmar finally commits to No Deforestation

Feature story | December 10, 2013 at 17:38

Let us recap what happened in the last week. The world mourned the sad demise of Nelson Mandela, probably the biggest proponent of peace and human rights of our era. Much awaited results of the 2013 assembly elections were declared. And in...

Procter & Gamble brings rainforest destruction into bathrooms, says Greenpeace

Press release | February 26, 2014 at 12:30

New Delhi/Jakarta, 26 February 2014 – Procter & Gamble, which makes Head & Shoulders, is sourcing palm oil from companies connected to orangutan habitat clearance in Indonesia, making consumers part of a widespread forest destruction scandal.

L’Oreal commits to end role in deforestation - Greenpeace

Press release | January 31, 2014 at 12:56

Jakarta, 30th January 2014: L'Oreal, the world's largest beauty and cosmetics company, has committed to remove forest destruction from its products by 2020. Greenpeace expects other companies to follow with more ambitious timelines.

Palm oil giant Wilmar caves to public pressure, commits to end forests destruction

Press release | December 6, 2013 at 10:59

Jakarta, 5 December 2013 - Wilmar International, the world's largest palm oil trader today announced a 'No Deforestation Policy' in response to pressure from Greenpeace, NGOs and consumers around the world. The policy has the potential to be a...

Rise of the Orangutans

Feature story | September 24, 2011 at 17:33

“Is your brand linked to rainforest destruction?” That was the uncomfortable question posed to delegates at GLOBOIL 2011, the international conference on vegetable oil and oilseeds at Hotel Renaissance, Mumbai on September 24. The fact that it...

Orangutans deliver warning to companies using palm oil; ask for protection from...

Press release | September 24, 2011 at 14:15

Mumbai, September 24, 2011: Delegates at the Globoil 2011 international conference were reminded of their environmental responsibilities, when displaced ‘orangutans’ from Indonesia sought refuge at the conference venue at the Renaissance Hotel,...

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