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More than words...

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | December 31, 2012

This year was a blast in the Southeast Asian region —  and globally —  as we have achieved a lot which makes us a bit closer to the future we want: a green and peaceful planet. None of it would have been possible without the support...

1 year after sendong

Image gallery | December 19, 2012

Junglistan

Action | October 9, 2012 at 14:44

Thank you for signing the petition.

Cleaning up KFC's act

Blog entry by jtuazon | August 10, 2012

Don’t you wish they’d clean up better outside fast food restaurants? Greenpeace went and did some cleaning, although maybe not the kind you’d expect. Outside the front of a KFC restaurant in Los Angeles, Greenpeace washed the...

KFC’s secret recipe: forest destruction?

Image | June 5, 2012 at 14:38

Greenpeace activists dressed as tigers, formed a dancing flash mob in front of a KFC outlet in central Quezon City to call out the fastfood company on its secret recipe: "forest destruction." Greenpeace, is calling on KFC and its parent company...

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Homeless tigers lost in the concrete jungles of Manila

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | June 4, 2012 1 comment

Imagine seeing Sumatran tigers roaming the concrete jungles of Metro Manila  — wandering aimlessly across its busy streets homeless, searching of refuge. Such a picture may seem far fetched for many, but ironically truth may be...

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...

Flash mob at KFC

Image gallery | June 2, 2012

KFC is Turning Rainforest to Trash!

Action | May 25, 2012 at 6:30

At last the Colonel’s secret recipe is out of the bucket

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KFC is Turning Rainforest to Trash!

Action | May 24, 2012 at 10:28

We need thousands of people to join the revolt to change the Colonel’s secret recipe for destruction. Sign up and join the revolt

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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...

PNoy failing on the environmental front : Greenpeace

Press release | April 23, 2012 at 1:25

As the world observes this year’s annual Earth Day celebration, Greenpeace lamented the failing performance of the Aquino administration on the environmental front, citing the last two years under President Aquino’s leadership as a period ...

SM Baguio has started the "unthinkable" at the expense of the trees

Blog entry by Dean Cuanso, guest blogger | April 10, 2012 2 comments

A few hours ago, we shed tears… After receiving a message that trees were already being cut by SM  Employees , we immediately proceeded to SM, it was 12′oclock midnight. When we arrived, a group of young  and old  were already there...

PH may lose tuna markets

Press release | March 27, 2012 at 13:20

Guam – Greenpeace warned that the Philippines stands to lose lucrative tuna markets, unless it fully embraces sustainable fishing practices immediately. The environment group made the call as governments, including the Philippines, gather in...

Asia Pulp & Paper in illegal rainforest scandal

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | March 1, 2012

APP: “Zero tolerance for illegal wood." - @AsiaPulpPaper These are the five words that say a lot but apparently mean little to a company that has made a mantra out of repeating something which is simply not true.  And today,...

The Ramin Paper Trail

Video | March 1, 2012 at 18:31

A year-long investigation by Greenpeace reveals how the world's third largest paper producer APP (Asia Pulp and Paper) is involved in gross violations of Indonesian laws.

Undercover investigation exposes Asia Pulp & Paper’s illegal rainforest scandal

Press release | March 1, 2012 at 17:10

01 March 2012, Jakarta - Greenpeace this morning handed evidence to the Ministry of Forestry and Indonesia’s CITES Secretariat from a year-long investigation, showing that Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is systematically violating Indonesia’s laws...

Life on Earth is inconceivable without trees

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 9, 2012

Many of us are familiar with the catchphrase "what happens in Boracay stays in Boracay." Besides the issue of environmental degradation of that island, we believe the same could also apply to Baguio, which has been dubbed as the...

Save Baguio trees 2-day protest

Image gallery | February 9, 2012

Annual Pi Sigma Fraternity Baguio-wide Open Debate Tournament co -presented by Greenpeace

Page | February 6, 2012 at 10:11

LIVE NOW: 9th Annual Baguio-wide Open Debate Tournament organized by Pi Sigma Fraternity co -presented by Greenpeace Philippines tackles current environment issues including the balling of pine trees by SM Baguio, reforestation, soil erosion,...

Save Baguio trees

Action | February 3, 2012 at 19:34

Tell DENR to stop SM from paving paradise for a parking lot!

Toxic leak in Pasay City underscores the need for pollution disclosure

Press release | January 10, 2012 at 16:56

Greenpeace today reiterated its call for government agencies to establish a pollution disclosure system that would make it mandatory for facilities to publicly disclose all hazardous chemicals that they handle, store, transfer and dispose. The...

Maraming salamat po

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 25, 2011

Happy holidays. Season’s greetings. Merry Christmas. It all seems pretty much the same as this holiday season is about celebrating life and the hope that it brings when people take it upon themselves to do something out of the...

Greenpeace Year in Pictures 2011

Video | December 23, 2011 at 14:25

2011 was the year the bottom shook the top, the year the ballerina danced on the bull, and “The Protestor” was named Time Magazine person of the year. The faces in our Year in Pictures pay testament and tribute to our contribution and to the...

Year in Pictures 2011

Blog entry by Mike Townsley | December 20, 2011

2011 was the year the bottom shook the top, the year the ballerina danced on the bull, and “The Protestor” was named Time Magazine person of the year. The faces in our Year in Pictures pay testament and tribute to our contribution...

Greenpeace lauds Senator Miriam’s legislative initiative on pollution disclosure

Press release | December 16, 2011 at 16:29

Greenpeace welcomed the filing of Senate Bill 3087, which establishes a Pollutant Release and Transfer Register in the Philippines. The bill was filed by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago earlier this week, the same time that she was accepted as...

Facebook commits to clean energy future

Press release | December 16, 2011 at 16:18

Amsterdam -- Greenpeace and Facebook today announced that they will collaborate on the promotion of renewable energy, encourage major utilities to develop renewable energy generation, and develop programmes that will enable Facebook users to save...

Politicians Listen to the Polluters at UN climate talks

Feature story | December 11, 2011 at 17:27

UN climate talks in Durban have ended the same way they began, in failure. Governments at the UN climate talks have chosen to listen to the polluters over the people and failed to reinforce previous climate saving measures and have steered clear...

Durban Climate Talks: Last chance for the US

Feature story | November 27, 2011 at 12:30

On the eve of the latest round of climate talks in Durban, Greenpeace declares that it is time for our governments to listen to the people, and not the polluters.

Mattel

Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:26

Forensic testing shows that a wide range of packaging for the Mattel Barbie fashion dolls regularly contains Indonesian rainforest timber. Mattel uses packaging made with paper produced by APP, a group Greenpeace investigations reveal continues...

Disney

Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:23

Forensic testing shows that a wide range of packaging and paper products carrying the Disney brand regularly contain Indonesian rainforest timber. In Indonesia, Mattel manufactures a wide range of Disney-branded fashion dolls. Mattel uses...

Hasbro and Lego

Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:20

In addition to identifying Mattel- and Disney-branded products linked to the destruction of Indonesian rainforests, Greenpeace investigations have identified a number of other major toy manufacturers, including Hasbro and LEGO, which produce...

From APP’s pulp mill to the ends of the Earth

Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:16

The key aim of CITES is to ensure that any international trade in ramin specimens or derivatives is not causing a detrimental impact on the species, and comes from legal supplies. The investigation shows that Indah Kiat Perawang trades pulp to...

The scale of APP’s global trade

Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:16

Asia Pulp & Paper already claims to be the third largest paper company in the world, and aims to be number one. This investigation has identified how APP is breaking Indonesian law, driving Sumatran tigers and ramin trees closer to extinction,...

APP's customers in the toy sector

Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:16

The toy sector uses a lot of glossy packaging. Forensic testing shows that the packaging used by leading toy brands regularly contains Indonesian rainforest fibre. Greenpeace International investigations have also established links between these...

Case study: Bukit Tigapuluh

Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:12

The Bukit Tigapuluh Forest Landscape in central Sumatra is one of the last refuges of endangered species including the Sumatran tiger, and is critical to the future of the Sumatran orang-utan. While a portion of the Landscape has been designated...

Case study: Kerumutan

Page | November 26, 2011 at 21:00

The 1.3 million hectare Kerumutan Peat Swamp Forest is an important habitat for the critically endangered Sumatran tiger and one of the world's largest remaining areas of carbon-rich peatland. Much of the area is on deep (>3 metres) peat. SMG/APP...

APP's forest destruction

Page | November 26, 2011 at 20:55

This investigative report from Greenpeace, 'How APP is toying with extinction', shows how major brands like Mattel, Disney and others are fuelling climate change and pushing Sumatran tigers and orang-utans towards the brink of extinction.

Call for action

Page | November 26, 2011 at 20:51

Although Indonesia’s ramin is an internationally protected species, its habitat continues to be cleared. Ramin logs from this clearance are being mixed in with numerous other rainforest logs to feed the pulp and paper sector. The place to tackle...

Solutions

Page | November 26, 2011 at 20:51

Indonesia's future and international trade need not depend on deforestation. The Sinar Mas Group is the largest player in both Indonesia's pulp and palm oil sectors, and it could lead low-carbon growth by setting the bar for industry best...

APP and the ramin ban

Page | November 26, 2011 at 20:40

Ramin trees are legally protected under Indonesia’s laws and its national CITES regulations. Sumatra’s peat swamp forests are a key ramin habitat. Government maps show that nearly half the area of this key ramin habitat that remained when...

Ramin at APP’s flagship pulp mill

Page | November 26, 2011 at 20:40

A year-long investigation at Asia Pulp & Paper’s largest pulp mill in Indonesia, Indah Kiat Perawang, exposes how illegal ramin logs are regularly mixed into its supply of logs from natural forest clearance (so-called mixed tropical hardwood or...

What is at stake?

Page | November 26, 2011 at 20:40

Millions of hectares of Indonesia's rainforest habitats and carbon-rich peatlands remain at risk from clearance for pulp and palm oil plantations, despite the recent partial, weak government moratorium on new expansion into some forest and...

Investigative methods

Page | November 25, 2011 at 18:02

Greenpeace investigations use a range of techniques, data sources and methodologies to document, analyse and expose the impacts of those responsible for the destruction of Indonesia's rainforests and carbon-rich peatlands. These include field...

Greenpeace warns of coal industry manipulation

Image | November 21, 2011 at 15:54

Youth representatives hand out copies of the Philippine Energy Revolution Roadmap published by Greenpeace to the representatives of various government agencies and civil society organizations during the plenary of the National Climate Change...

Greenpeace warns of coal industry manipulation

Image | November 21, 2011 at 15:51

Youth representatives hand out copies of the Philippine Energy Revolution Roadmap published by Greenpeace to the representatives of various government agencies and civil society organizations during the plenary of the National Climate Change...

Greenpeace warns of coal industry manipulation

Press release | November 21, 2011 at 13:58

Greenpeace today delivered a message from Filipino youth telling the Climate Change Commission, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to make sure...

Greenpeace, Oxfam call on leaders to stop ASEAN sinking ahead of Bali Summit

Press release | November 16, 2011 at 12:58

ASEAN leaders should work together to address the problem of climate change, NGO group A-FAB (ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Global Climate Deal) warned today. To dramatize the problem, activists created a tableau of sinking hands in...

You can close our office, but you can’t stop us

Blog entry by Nur Hidayati, Greenpeace Indonesia | November 11, 2011

We have  been warned that we may have to move out of our office in Jakarta early next week. This is the office that has been leading our campaign to stop Asia Pulp and Paper destroying the rainforests of Indonesia . But, in...

Asia Pulp and Paper's sinking reputation forces more companies to jump ship -...

Blog entry by Jamie Woolley, Greenpeace UK | November 2, 2011

There's further bad news for Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) as yet more companies around the world ditch their contracts with the unscrupulous forest-trashing company. Hot on the heels of Mattel and Lego, today Hasbro announced a new...

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