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Dancing in the Streets

Feature story | 30 March, 2006 at 2:00

Thousands of young people from around the world gathered together in the "Samba for Life" parade in Curitiba, Brazil. They were appealing to ministers gathered at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to reduce biodiversity loss and to...

Caught Red-Handed: How Nestlé's Use of Palm Oil is Having a Devastating Impact on...

Publication | 17 March, 2010 at 1:00

Nestlé's sourcing of palm oil from from the company Sinar Mas- responsible for destroying Indonesian rainforests and peatlands- threatens already endangered orang-utans with extinction and is accelerating climate change.

Palm oil: Cooking the Climate

Feature story | 8 November, 2007 at 1:00

If, as you read this, you're tucking into a KitKat or dipping into a tube of Pringles, you might be interested to know that these products contain palm oil that is linked to the destruction of forests and peatlands in Indonesia. As our new report...

How the palm oil industry is Cooking the Climate

Publication | 8 November, 2007 at 1:00

Every year, 1.8 billion tonnes (Gt) of climate changing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are released by the degradation and burning of Indonesia’s peatlands – 4% of global GHG emissions from less than 0.1% of the land on earth. This report shows...

Greenpeace ends 26-hour dramatic non-violent direct action in Indonesian rainforest

Press release | 26 November, 2009 at 1:00

Ten days before the critical UN Copenhagen Climate Summit when world leaders will decide the fate of the world’s forests as part of the UN Copenhagen Climate deal, eighteen Greenpeace activists from 11 countries (1) have been detained by police...

WORLD LEADERS: 12 DAYS LEFT TO AVERT CLIMATE CHAOS

Press release | 25 November, 2009 at 1:00

Twelve days before the critical UN Copenhagen Climate Summit, today Greenpeace activists shut down the export facilities of a major pulp and paper mill operated by Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) in the heart of Indonesia's rainforests. Sinar Mas, which...

Indonesia suspends climate polluters’ licence to destroy rainforest - Greenpeace...

Press release | 19 November, 2009 at 1:00

Greenpeace welcomed today’s decision by Indonesia’s Forest Minister, Mr. Zulkifli Hasan, to temporarily stop paper giant Asia Pacific Resources International Holding Limited (APRIL) from destroying the carbon-rich forest peatlands of Indonesia’s...

Indonesian authorities cancel plan to evict Greenpeace climate defenders in face of...

Press release | 15 November, 2009 at 1:00

Mass protest in support of Greenpeace by forest communities led police to cancel plans to forcibly shut down the Greenpeace Climate Defenders’ camp in the heart of the Indonesian rainforest today.

Paper giant pulls out of Indonesia rainforest destruction

Press release | 13 November, 2009 at 1:00

While Greenpeace activists were detained by police overnight for taking direct action on Thursday to prevent Asia Pacific Resources International Holding Limited (APRIL) clearing Indonesia's rainforest, UPM-Kymmene announced that it will stop...

How the palm oil industry is Cooking the Climate - full report

Publication | 8 November, 2007 at 1:00

Every year, 1.8 billion tonnes (Gt) of climate changing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are released by the degradation and burning of Indonesia’s peatlands – 4% of global GHG emissions from less than 0.1% of the land on earth. This report shows...

Forest Defenders Camp Briefing

Publication | 9 October, 2007 at 2:00

Briefing about the Forest Defenders Camp in Riau Province, Sumatra, Indonesia, the FDC will show the forest and peatland destruction that is harming biodiversity and the global climate due to high levels of greenhouse gas emitted.

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Thank You!

Background | 30 March, 2006 at 17:39

Intact Forest Landscapes

Background | 21 March, 2006 at 13:57

Intact Forest Landscapes

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The Paradise Forests need your help.

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Greenpeace activists paint 'Forest Destruction

Image | 4 September, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists paint 'Forest Destruction, Climate Crime, Moratorium Now' on barges holding illegally felled trees in Paia port, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Thursday 4th September 2008.

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Background | 28 February, 2006 at 11:24

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Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza'

Image | 3 September, 2008 at 3:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza', and assisted by local land owners, halt the loading of illegally logged trees onto the 'Harbour Gemini' ship from the rainforests of Papua New Guinea, in Paia inlet, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea.

Greenpeace activists abseiled off the top

Image | 7 May, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists abseiled off the top of the Crowne Plaza hotel in Port Moresby, where delegates were gathering for the start of the 42nd International Tropical Timber Organization’s (ITTO) committee meeting, and unfurled a banner which read...

A loader sits atop a portion of the outward

Image | 11 April, 2006 at 3:00

A loader sits atop a portion of the outward bound shipment onboard the ship MV Ardhianto as it is being loaded with a large consignment of plywood from some of the world’s most endangered forests, the Paradise Forests of Asia Pacific.

Papuans welcome the Greenpeace flagship

Image | 14 March, 2006 at 1:00

Papuans welcome the Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, which sailed into Papua, Indonesia, for the first time today on a mission to protect the Paradise Forests, the last ancient forests in Asia-Pacific, from illegal and destructive logging.

Welcome at Mersby

Image | 28 February, 2006 at 1:00

'Mud men' perform traditional dances to welcome the arrival of the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior in Port Moresby's harbour.

Map of Paradise Forests

Image | 26 February, 2006 at 23:59

Map of Paradise Forests

Local land owner and forestry activist

Image | 1 September, 2005 at 2:00

Local land owner and forestry activist, Sep Galeva (centre) and Greenpeace Team, Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea.

Containers of plywood destined for Antwerp

Image | 5 February, 2004 at 1:00

Containers of plywood destined for Antwerp, Belgium waiting to be loaded on to a Maltese bulk carrier, the Greveno, anchored near the mouth of Lamandau River, Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Road to Amazon destruction?

Generic multimedia item | 1 January, 2006 at 1:00

How the upgrading of a major highway in the Amazon threatens the forest by opening it up for soya plantations and illegal logging.

Rainbow Warrior blocking the tanker MT Westama

Image | 15 November, 2007 at 1:00

Rainbow Warrior blocking the tanker MT Westama, which is loading over 30,000 tonnes of palm oil.

Police at a Greenpeace protest at the Admiralty

Image | 7 February, 2007 at 1:00

Police at a Greenpeace protest at the Admiralty Arch wing of the Cabinet Office in London. Greenpeace were protesting the use of illegally logged rainforest timber in the building's refurbishment.

The China Forest Rescue Station is housed

Image | 5 April, 2006 at 8:02

The China Forest Rescue Station is housed in a traditional Chinese courtyard in Beijing

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Image | 3 April, 2006 at 2:00

Close-up view of the Paradise Forests, at Lake Murray., Western Province, Papua New Guinea

Men perform traditional songs and dances

Image | 28 February, 2006 at 1:00

Men perform traditional songs and dances to welcome the Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior in to the Port Moresby Harbour.

Merbau timber from Indonesia stored at the

Image | 11 January, 2006 at 2:00

Merbau timber from Indonesia stored at the Yuzhou Wood Market on the banks of the River Pearl, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China.

A "sing sing" to welcome a sawmill to the

Image | 15 March, 2006 at 1:00

A "sing sing" to welcome a sawmill to the Lake Murray area of Western Province, Papua New Guinea

Greenpeace Global Forest Rescue Station (GFRS)

Image | 24 February, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace Global Forest Rescue Station (GFRS) on the banks of Lake Murray.

'Mud men' perform traditional dances

Image | 28 February, 2006 at 1:00

February 2006 - Papua New Guinea. 'Mud men' perform traditional dances to welcome the arrival of the Rainbow Warrior on a forests tour in Port Moresby's harbour.

Local land owner and forestry activist

Image | 1 September, 2005 at 2:00

Local land owner and forestry activist, Sep Galeva (right) Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea.

Boundary marking

Image | 1 September, 2005 at 2:00

Boundary marking, Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea.

Papua New Guinea

Image | 1 August, 2003 at 2:00

Papua New Guinea - Hokowe Pamowe, headman of the Batamoa clan of the Kosuo tribe (cassowary tribe) surveys a recently constructed logging road and bridge over the Aworra River. The river is important to the local people for fishing and there is...

Dana Bariga

Image | 3 April, 2006 at 12:16

Dana Bariga, a man from the Catfish clan makes an oar out of malney wood in Kubut Village on Lake Murray.

Greenpeace volunteer Florian Asis Schultz

Image | 3 April, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace volunteer Florian Asis Schultz on a boat with hunters on Lake Murray.

Greenpeace volunteers Klaas Heindricus De

Image | 1 March, 2006 at 12:05

Greenpeace volunteers Klaas Heindricus De Jong (2nd R) of the Netherlands, and Florian Asis Schultz of Germany (R) help local foresters as they mark the territorial boundaries of the Cuscus clan lands on the banks of Lake Murray.

A Rimbunan Hijau truck picking up logs from

Image | 1 January, 2002 at 1:00

A Rimbunan Hijau truck picking up logs from the Baram valley area. The Penan are one of the few remaining nomadic peoples of the rain forest. Their homeland in the Malaysian state of Sarawak is undergoing one of the highest rates of logging on earth.

Indonesian Greenpeace activist Romadon Canarisla

Image | 27 November, 2008 at 17:18

Indonesian Greenpeace activist Romadon Canarisla from the MY Esperanza climbs the anchor chain of the tanker ‘Gran Couva’ and braves the crew’s water hoses. The tanker is carrying 27,000 metric tonnes of crude palm oil for the Wilmar company...

The Fly River

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 11:30

The Fly River, near Lake Murray in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. The run-off from destructive and illegal logging pollutes these waterways.

A dramatic view of the sky and Lake Murray

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 11:24

A dramatic view of the sky and Lake Murray.

Collecting wood to build a house in Kubut

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 11:22

Collecting wood to build a house in Kubut Village.

A boy from the Catfish clan with a praying

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 11:17

A boy from the Catfish clan with a praying mantis on his head in Kubut Village, Lake Murray, Papua New Guinea.

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