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"Indonesia is climate change's 'ground zero'"

Feature story | November 12, 2009 at 7:00

As Barack Obama arrives in Asia for his first visit to the region as President and while the United States continues to block progress ahead of the critical UN climate negotiations at Copenhagen next month, a 50-strong international team of...

Greenpeace welcomes President Yudhoyono as the leader who will save our climate

Feature story | October 20, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today delivered a letter and a bouquet of flowers to congratulate President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on his inauguration for his second presidential term, and for declaring his intention to take leadership in the battle against climate...

Cattle industry ban on Amazon destruction shows the way for protection of Indonesia’s...

Feature story | October 6, 2009 at 6:00

Some good news from the Amazon should be good news for Indonesia too. Yesterday four of the biggest players in the global cattle industry joined forces to reduce their carbon hoofprint and back our call for zero deforestation. JBS-Friboi, Bertin,...

Obama shows up in Copenhagen two months early

Feature story | October 2, 2009 at 6:00

Our jaws hit the deck and we all fell out of our inflatables when we got word that Presidents Obama, Lula, Zapatero and Prime Minister Hatoyama were going to show up in Copenhagen. And then we found out that instead of showing up in Copenhagen...

100 days to save the climate

Feature story | August 29, 2009 at 6:00

There are 100 days remaining until the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen, where urgent action is needed by world leaders in order to save our climate.

Major brands implicated in Amazon destruction

Feature story | June 3, 2009 at 13:50

Just as protecting the world’s forests is rapidly becoming a recognized necessity for fighting climate change, we have discovered that major fashion, food and sports brand names are unwittingly driving the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest.

Greenpeace calls for urgent action to protect Chao Praya river; launches 350 km long...

Feature story | May 22, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called upon the government of Thailand to take immediate action to curb pollution of fresh water sources at the launch of its “Toxic Free Chao Phraya” river tour in Nakonsawan, Paknampo. Greenpeace is calling upon the government...

Greenpeace Urge KPK to investigate Forestry Ministry. Again!

Feature story | April 30, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace urged the KPK (Corruption Eradication Commission) to investigate the re-issuance of permits to 14 companies for clearing more than 100.000 hectares of forest by the Forestry Ministry.

No more Chernobyls!

Feature story | April 25, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace marked the anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear power plant disaster with a solemn candle-lighting ceremony to protest the proposed revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). Calling for safe energy for the Philippines ,...

Reprocessed nuclear waste shipment to pass by Philippine waters

Feature story | April 8, 2009 at 6:00

The largest ever transport of dangerous reprocessed nuclear waste may put Philippine waters at risk if the government does not pro-actively prevent its passage in the vicinity of the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) early next month,...

Forests for Climate: Greenpeace demands action from Indonesian president

Feature story | April 1, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace criticised President Yudhoyono for failing to take action on his commitment to drastically cut greenhouse gas reduction from deforestation, on the eve of the crucial G20 meeting in UK.

Ifugao Rice Terraces declared GMO-Free Zone

Feature story | March 17, 2009 at 7:00

The iconic Philippine Rice Terraces in Ifugao Province, a UNESCO Living Cultural Heritage site, was declared a genetically-modified organism (GMO)-Free zone. The historic declaration, which is in line with the province’s commitment to preserve...

Victory in Greece as the Quit Coal campaign moves to Indonesia

Feature story | February 13, 2009 at 7:00

Choking children, destroyed crops and a devastated fishing industry. That's the price the local community at Cilacap in Indonesia have had to pay since a coal-fired power plant was constructed in their town. Today 40 Greenpeace activists and...

Sustainable palm oil a farce; Industry body weak and ineffectual: Greenpeace

Feature story | November 20, 2008 at 18:59

Greenpeace today condemned the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), for failing to take action against member companies who continue to destroy Indonesia’s peatlands and forests at the conclusion of its 6th annual meeting in Bali.

Greenpeace challenges RSPO to stop green-washing member companies

Feature story | November 14, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace today prevented the loading of crude palm oil on the Isola Corallo, a Rotterdam-bound tanker in Dumai, Indonesia’s main palm oil export port. Greenpeace is calling upon the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)(1), which meets in...

Greenpeace ship Esperanza in Jakarta applauds efforts to protect forests, calls for...

Feature story | October 29, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace ship, Esperanza, arrived in Jakarta this morning calling for urgent action to protect forests in order to save the global climate and bearing new evidence of the mounting threat to Papua’s forests and calling on the central Government...

Greenpeace calls on Indonesian citizens to take action to safeguard the nation’s...

Feature story | October 17, 2008 at 10:46

Greenpeace ship Esperanza arrived this morning in Manokwari, West Papua, with new evidence of the mounting threat to Papua’s forests from palm oil expansion, logging and other drivers of deforestation. Greenpeace revealed its findings of...

Greenpeace Water Patrol stop operations of Angono waste dump

Feature story | August 29, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today stalled the operations of a waste dump in Angono, Rizal which has encroached on the shores of Laguna Lake, by blockading its entrance with steel scaffolding to prevent garbage trucks from entering and...

Philippine's leg of Quit Coal tour wraps up

Feature story | June 23, 2008 at 6:00

“We believe there is no place for coal in a world beset by climate change and certainly there is no place for coal in Albay” That was the statement of Governor Joey Sarte Salceda, setting the tone for our one month Quit Coal tour of the...

Unilever rises to the challenge

Feature story | May 15, 2008 at 6:00

Unilever has shown that beauty isn’t just skin deep. Following our campaign and thanks to your support, the company has taken the bold step to support our call for a moratorium on cutting down trees in Indonesia for palm oil plantations.

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