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Earth Day Selfie Challenge

Feature story | April 15, 2014 at 15:57

There hasn’t been a more accurate embodiment of destructive growth than a typical city – a big polluting machine with a ravenous appetite for natural resources.

Consumer power! Procter & Gamble decides to wash its bad palm oil away

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | April 9, 2014

About 400,000 emails to Procter & Gamble CEO. Thousands of phone calls to P&G offices around the world. Dozens of protests throughout the planet. 7300 Sumatran orangutans at risk of being made homeless. ...

Public pressure tells as Procter & Gamble finally agrees to clean up its palm oil act

Press release | April 9, 2014 at 1:00

Amsterdam, 8 April 2014 – Procter and Gamble (P&G) has committed to a new No Deforestation policy that will remove forest destruction from its products and provide full traceability for all the palm oil and derivatives it uses. After weeks of...

“Homeless Sumatran Tigers” set up camp outside a P&G facility in the Philippines

Press release | March 26, 2014 at 12:48

Laguna, Philippines— Greenpeace activists dressed as Sumatran tigers set up camp outside a Procter & Gamble (P&G) facility in Cabuyao, Laguna today. The protesting tigers installed tree stumps and tents to show how P&G has wiped out their...

Filipinos urged to be more vigilant and protect Southeast Asia’s fragile forests

Press release | March 21, 2014 at 11:28

Quezon City— Greenpeace laments the recent fires that razed close to 190 hectares of forests and grasslands near the summit of Mt. Banahaw and neighboring Mt. Cristobal in Sariaya, Quezon. With the cause of fire still to be determined, the green...

4 reasons we all should #StandForForests

Blog entry by Greg Norman | March 21, 2014

We cannot sustain life without healthy, thriving forests. That is why Greenpeace campaigns for their protection and on this International Day of Forests, we want to share with you a few reasons why you should help. 1. 300 million...

Tigerhug for forests

Video | March 11, 2014 at 11:25

Greenpeace activists dressed as tigers are calling on Head and Shoulders to protect the forests through an activity in Quezon City. Greenpeace is demanding Procter and Gamble, the maker of Head and Shoulders, to take concrete steps to ensure that...

TigerHug

Image gallery | March 10, 2014

Photos from the orangutan cemetery

Blog entry by Michael Hedelain | March 5, 2014

Bones from an orangutan near Tanjung Puting National Park ©   ULET IFANSASTI Proctor & Gamble claims that an astonishing 4.8 billion people worldwide use their products, which include anti-dandruff shampoo Head & Shoulders. What...

Clean palm oil can help save the world's wildlife

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | March 3, 2014

Nearly 400,000 of you have joined us to demand the products you use are forest and tiger-friendly. We don’t believe that the products we use every day should contribute to the destruction of precious habitat for animals. That’s why we...

Procter & Gamble brings rainforest destruction into bathrooms, says Greenpeace

Press release | February 26, 2014 at 16:00

Jakarta/ Manila, 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.

Pep up your Valentine's day with these quirky e-cards

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez and Jenny Tuazon | February 13, 2014

Who says environmental activists can’t pull off pick-up lines? For the mushiest, soppiest time of the year, we rounded up some eco-friendly conversation openers that you can use, whether you’re looking to woo that special someone or...

The movement for tiger-friendly products starts today. Are you in?

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | February 12, 2014

Today we are drawing a line in the sand to protect our forests. Thousands of concerned consumers in Indonesia and around the world are joining celebrities such as Joaquin Phoenix , Paul Wesley, Gillian Anderson and Kellan...

Joaquin Phoenix and Kellan Lutz join Greenpeace call for forest-friendly products

Press release | February 12, 2014 at 14:04

Jakarta/Manila – A host of Hollywood stars including Joaquin Phoenix, Kellan Lutz and Gillian Anderson have joined thousands of concerned consumers in calling for an end to every-day products being manufactured through forest destruction.

Tiger Challenge

Hub | February 11, 2014 at 17:52

Palm oil, an ingredient found in nearly half of our supermarket products, is the biggest cause of forest destruction in Indonesia. The Tiger Challenge reveals which global consumers of palm oil are working to ensure that their products are tiger...

The 5 Step Detox Programme

Feature story | February 11, 2014 at 12:31

You might ask, what happens after a brand commits to detox? How do these companies ensure they meet their promises and credibly eliminate the toxic little monsters from their clothes and their factories?

Greenpeace calls for ratification of Basel Ban Amendment following discovery of...

Press release | February 11, 2014 at 12:58

Manila, Philippines—Environmental group Greenpeace today expressed alarm at the discovery of fifty container vans from Canada, supposedly carrying plastic scraps, but found to contain a mixture of different household waste that include adult...

Activists around the world challenge adidas to go “all in” for Detox

Press release | January 25, 2014 at 16:58

Quezon City, 25 January 2014-- Hundreds of Greenpeace volunteers in cities around the world have today challenged sportswear giant adidas to act upon its Detox commitment and rid its supply chain of hazardous, toxic monsters. Filipino activists...

Will you help us Protect Paradise in 2014?

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | January 24, 2014

When I read the daily newspaper here in Indonesia, it’s rare that there is not at least one big scandal or exposé related to the forest sector. Just this last weekend, land conflicts in a Kalimantan palm oil plantation made regional...

New study finds toxic monsters lurking in children’s clothing

Press release | January 14, 2014 at 17:38

Beijing/Manila, 14 January 2014—Hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by major brands including Disney, Burberry and adidas, according to a new investigation released today by Greenpeace East Asia [1].

Year 2013 in Pictures

Image gallery | December 31, 2013

Thank you for standing up for Southeast Asia

Video | December 31, 2013 at 11:23

Together we have showed the world what is possible by showing our unified voice that we want to create a global sanctuary around the North Pole, and ban offshore drilling and destructive industry in the Arctic. Together we have stood to...

There is power in connectivity

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 30, 2013

A snapshot of the year that came to pass and the wonderful things that Greenpeace were able to accomplish would not have been possible if not for your generous extension of your time, skills and resources to help us make our vision of...

Bicol communities winning battles against illegal commercial fishing

Press release | December 13, 2013 at 12:53

Legazpi City, 13 December 2013--Bicol communities are on their way to winning their battle against illegal fishing, a joint team of stakeholders and NGOs said today in a press conference in Legazpi City.

Countries leave Pacific tuna commission with license to overfish

Press release | December 7, 2013 at 13:17

Cairns, Australia – The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission 10th meeting ended with a deadlock over conservation and management measures needed to reverse overfishing of the region’s bigeye tuna stocks. As a result, the meeting...

Greenpeace urges Cairns tuna summit to end overfishing and control fleets

Press release | December 1, 2013 at 12:57

Suva, Fiji - Greenpeace activists today deployed a floating banner at a port in the Pacific, reading: “WCPFC Act Now! Fewer boats, more fish”. This message is directed at the members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)...

Protect Paradise

Image gallery | November 15, 2013

Solutions

Hub | November 13, 2013 at 22:09

Indonesia’s plantation sector can – and must - make a genuine contribution to Indonesia’s development, rather than destroying the future for its people, its wildlife and the global climate on which we all depend.

Threats

Hub | November 13, 2013 at 21:09

Greenpeace launches Detox Catwalk, an online guide to toxic-free fashion

Press release | October 31, 2013 at 19:53

Manila/Beijing, October 31, 2013 – Greenpeace International today released its Detox Catwalk (1), an interactive online platform assessing the progress made by major clothing companies towards a toxic-free future.

30 Days of Injustice for the Arctic 30

Image gallery | October 23, 2013

Licence to kill

Publication | October 22, 2013 at 11:00

As few as 400 tigers are thought to remain in the rainforests of Sumatra, which are vanishing at a staggering rate – a quarter of a million hectares every year. Expansion of oil palm and pulpwood plantations was responsible for nearly two-thirds...

Greenpeace report shows how RE could lift ASEAN nations out of poverty and halt...

Press release | September 24, 2013 at 12:30

Bali, Indonesia, 24th of September 2013 – Greenpeace Southeast Asia today launched a comprehensive report that illustrates how renewable energy could benefit the economies and save the climate environments of the 10-member countries of the...

Arctic sea ice reaches minimum extent for 2013 as Greenpeace activists are held in...

Press release | September 21, 2013 at 18:12

Amsterdam, 20th September 2013 - US Scientists have announced that Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its sixth lowest extent in recorded history this year. The news comes as 30 Greenpeace activists remain in the custody of Russian security...

Certifying Destruction

Publication | September 3, 2013 at 11:00

Oil palm plantations are the largest driver of deforestation in Indonesia.

M/Y Esperanza Open Boat Day in Manila

Image gallery | July 28, 2013

Guns, goons and garbage along Manila Bay

Image gallery | July 25, 2013

Save our Seas

Image gallery | July 11, 2013

Climate Change: Challenges and Solutions in Southeast Asia

Video | June 1, 2013 at 17:00

The world’s energy system has bestowed great benefits to society, but it has also come with an expensive price tag: climate change due to human activities that have led to the build-up of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the...

The perfect design

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | May 22, 2013

Four years ago, amidst real estate developers’ promises of nature and symptoms of poor urban planning, I found myself musing over mankind’s obsession with progress. This never ending pursuit for an easier way of doing things even moved...

Sailing through the world’s richest waters – Rainbow Warrior arrives in Indonesia

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | May 9, 2013

I grew up in West Papua, which sits in the far west of the world’s biggest archipelago. I studied forestry in the province’s capital, but grew up in another city called Jayapura. If West Papua is considered frontier land, then Jayapura...

Making up for lost time

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 25, 2013

The pronouncement that February 25 is a working holiday is a clear indication that the significance of the first EDSA People Power Revolution is no longer in the collective consciousness of many Filipinos in recent years. I cannot...

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Major breakthrough in protection for Indonesia's remaining forests

Press release | February 6, 2013 at 15:19

Jakarta, Indonesia – Greenpeace hailed yesterday’s commitment from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) to end deforestation as a major breakthrough in efforts to save Indonesia’s rainforests, after a decade of public pressure and recent negotiations with...

APP commits to end deforestation!

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | February 6, 2013 1 comment

Today was a day I have at times feared might never come, but I’ve just emerged from a packed press conference in Jakarta for the launch of Asia Pulp & Paper’s new ‘Forest Conservation Policy’ aimed to end its involvement in...

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