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The palm oil industry promises reform, but there’s still no sign of change

Blog entry by Bagus Kusuma | 4 December, 2017 1 comment

It was ten years ago that Greenpeace first published an investigation into Indonesia’s palm oil industry. We showed that the world’s biggest brands got their palm oil from companies destroying Indonesia’s rainforests - threatening...

Sad, scared, alone. The baby orangutan orphaned by the plantation industry

Blog entry by Zamzami | 13 November, 2015 3 comments

For half an hour Otan wouldn't let go. Only eight months old, he already had a vice-like grip, his nails digging so deep they left half-moon imprints in the skin of his carer. If there were trees, Otan would be swinging freely from...

Procter & Gamble brings rainforest destruction into bathrooms

Press release | 26 February, 2014 at 5:00

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. That's...

Daily News: Red Carpet Activists Vindicated; Thailand leads the energy [r]evolution

Blog entry by JPateraki | 23 August, 2011

© Alex Stoneman / Greenpeace Top news: Danish court recognizes peaceful protest; Hormone disruptor found in dirty laundry; Thailand (r)evolts ; Carbon offsets down under;  Conservationists build Orangutan Bridges #Red...

Daily news: Oil-fired climate sceptic exposed 1.5 million liters oil spill in Israel

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 30 June, 2011

Top news: Greenpeace exposes climate sceptic’s big oil funding; Canadian government fines Statoil over water regulation violations; Hungarian activists demand government reduce emissions; oil spill in Israel contaminates nature...

World Wetlands Day - Save our Forests

Blog entry by LisaV | 2 February, 2011 1 comment

Today is World Wetlands Day and this year, in the UN International Year of Forests , the theme for today is 'Wetlands and Forests'. Greenpeace is working to save the rainforests and carbon rich peatlands of Indonesia.  Only 20...

April 16: In case Nestle forgets…

Blog entry by Almudena | 16 April, 2010

Greenpeace protest inside Nestlé AGM Yesterday Greenpeace activists left a 'reminder' above the heads of those attending the Nestle shareholders meeting in the western city of Lausanne (Switzerland). Activists dropped from the...

The Prepared Palm Oil Statement - by Nestle

Blog entry by laurak | 30 March, 2010 2 comments

I called Nestlé up last week as part of our Kit Kat call action and spoke with a very friendly and polite man named *Bob about their palm oil policy. I told Bob that despite Nestlé's announcement that it would cancel contracts...

March 25: Fighting nuclear waste, forest-destroying palm oil, and dirty coal

Blog entry by danielkramb | 25 March, 2010 1 comment

Greenpeace activists block the gate to the French Embassy in Moscow, Russia in a protest against nuclear waste import from France to Russia. From Russia to Indonesia via the Czech Republic, Greenpeace activists are making noise –...

March 19: Bluefin Tuna dissapointment

Blog entry by Almudena | 19 March, 2010

Oceans Bluefin Tuna Action "Stocks of Atlantic bluefin tuna, prized as a delicacy in Japan, have plunged more than 80% since 1970, according to CITES" . Ok, that's clear. Yesterday at the meeting of the Convention on International...

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