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Palm oil company plunder of Indonesia’s last forest frontier gathers pace

Press release | October 10, 2008 at 8:00

Greenpeace today revealed fresh evidence of massive conversion of Papua’s intact ancient forest for palm oil plantation in the Lereh area of Jayapura district.

KFC’s Secret Recipe: Rainforest Destruction

Blog entry by Ian Duff | May 23, 2012

No matter what you think about fast food, you’ll no doubt agree that rainforests shouldn’t be trashed to make packaging destined for the trash. But  that’s exactly what’s happening. Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is supplying KFC with...

How the toy sector and APP are responding to our Indonesia forest campaign

Blog entry by Zulfahmi | June 14, 2011

It’s been a busy few days since the latest phase of our campaign to stop deforestation in Indonesia got underway. There are now signs that both Mattel and Lego are preparing to make changes in the way they buy their packaging. ...

Barbie gets dumped in public

Blog entry by Jamie | June 8, 2011

The Barbie campaign has been unwrapped and is rolling around the world. Everyone's waking up to the fact that, as the Sun so eloquently put it , Barbie kills trees. It kicked off with a group of Kens abseiling down the front of...

Success: Barbie and Mattel drop deforestation!

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon, Greenpeace International | October 5, 2011

We all know that break ups are hard. Especially when they involve secrets – like the shameful secret that broke up Barbie and Ken back in June: she had destroyed rainforest in her toy packaging. Her manufacturer, Mattel, was using...

Forest Destruction, Climate Change and Palm Oil

Publication | October 10, 2008 at 23:08

Forest are vital to life on earth. they are richest of all ecosystems - covering only eight percent of the planet and are home to two-thirds of all known species of terrestrial plants and animals. Millions of people rely directly on forests for...

2012 In Pictures

Image gallery | January 1, 2013

Greenpeace and Jikalahari support Riau Governor’s call for a moratorium decree on...

Press release | November 6, 2008 at 8:00

Greenpeace and the Riau-based environmental group Jikalahari called upon the Indonesian government to support the call for a moratorium decree on forests and peatlands conversion made by Riau Governor Wan Abubakar, during a media briefing on...

Flash mob at KFC

Image gallery | June 2, 2012

KFC’s secret recipe: forest destruction?

Press release | June 2, 2012 at 21:12

Quezon City — Costumed environmental activists have cooked up an event to support a global call to action to save some of the planet’s last remaining rainforests. The activists, dressed as tigers, formed a dancing flash mob in front of a KFC...

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