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Action by Greenpeace in the North Sea: Palm Oil that kills the climate and forests is...

Feature story | December 24, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace today protested against a shipment of Indonesian palm oil en route to Rotterdam by painting "Forest Crime" on the side of the Isola Corallo. The tanker is transporting palm oil from Indonesia's largest palm oil producer, Sinar Mas, to...

Greenpeace kids

Page | December 10, 2008 at 17:26

Last November, Greenpeace went to a an orphanage, outside of Manila, to talk about the environment. Kids ages 7 to 14 learned about waste segregation and energy efficiency. Here are a few snapshots of the green learnings they had that day.

The World is Watching

Page | December 9, 2008 at 16:04

Join activists from around the world by uploading your photo to be projected at this year's UN meeting on Climate Change. Let the government leaders know that the World is Watching what happens at this year's meeting.

Indonesian Government must get serious about climate action

Feature story | December 1, 2008 at 7:00

Following the opening of the UN climate talks in Poznan, Greenpeace today demanded that governments get serious about taking concrete action to avoid catastrophic climate change.

Semitau

Image | November 17, 2008 at 13:35

Semitau,West Kalimantan, Indonesia. – Location land clearing of KPC (KPC - PT Kartika Prima Citra )

Greenpeace ship tour in Indonesia to show how Protecting Forests will Save the Climate

Feature story | October 6, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today embarked on the Indonesian leg of its "Forests for Climate" ship tour, to shine the spotlight on the rampant destruction of the Paradise Forests – the last remaining ancient forests of Southeast Asia.

Greenpeace activists WORE two

Image | August 6, 2008 at 15:23

Greenpeace activists WORE two-faced masks to depict the Ministry’s duplicity, held saplings in one hand and chainsaws in another, to demonstrate how the government is on one hand facilitating forest destruction and on the other running tree...

Greenpeace exposes Government’s duplicity on Forests

Feature story | August 6, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today urged Indonesia’s Forestry Ministry to stop granting new palm oil concessions on forest land and revoke existing land permits with immediate effect to halt the ongoing forest destruction and help curb the country’s greenhouse gas...

Greenpeace activists WORE two

Image | August 6, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists WORE two-faced masks to depict the Ministry’s duplicity, held saplings in one hand and chainsaws in another, to demonstrate how the government is on one hand facilitating forest destruction and on the other running tree...

logs taken from papua`s forests in recent

Image | March 26, 2008 at 18:01

logs taken from papua`s forests in recent years have been shipped off the island with no benefit to local goverment `n the community. Greenpeace calls for strong support from Indonesia`s central Goverment to maintain the papua log export ban

Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior monitors

Image | November 15, 2007 at 20:08

Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior monitors the Palm Oil activities in Dumai - the largest Palm Oil export port in Indonesia. Palm Oil plantations are linked to forest and peatland destruction. Conversion of the forest and peatlands release...

Rainbow Warrior Blocks Palm Oil Shipment

Press release | November 15, 2007 at 19:21

The Rainbow Warrior today blocked the tanker MT Westama, which is loading over 30,000 metric tonnes of palm oil, from leaving the port of Dumai, in Riau province, Sumatra, Indonesia. With a banner reading ‘Palm Oil Kills Forests and Climate’ the...

Greenpeace activists hang a 70 square metre

Image | October 31, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists hang a 70 square metre banner at the petrol company OKQ8¹s headquarters for the second day in a row. Greenpeace are protesting that the company has not abandoned their plans to introduce a palm oil based bio diesel. OKQ8¹s...

Baby orang

Image | October 17, 2007 at 6:00

Baby orang-utans at the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation. Orang-utans could soon be extinct due to destruction of their Indonesian forest home.

Indonesia makes it to 2008 Guinness World Records as fastest forest destroyer on the...

Feature story | May 3, 2007 at 6:00

The next edition of the Guinness Book of World Records will list Indonesia as the country with the fastest rate of forest destruction on the planet. Indonesia is destroying an area of forest equivalent to 300 football pitches every hour. It has...

Lawlessness and international demand driving forest extinction

Press release | April 17, 2007 at 8:00

A new Greenpeace report, ‘Merbau’s Last Stand’(1), launched today warns that the tropical hardwood species merbau (or kwila) will be extinct within 35 years or less if action is not taken to stop the destructive logging and trade of the species.

The Congo newsreel

Page | April 13, 2007 at 15:07

One for the record books

Feature story | March 16, 2007 at 7:00

Indonesia destroys about 51 square kilometers of forests every day, equivalent to 300 football fields every hour -- a figure, which should earn the country a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's fastest destroyer of forests.

Greenpeace Statement: Haze endangers people’s health and contribute to climate change

Press release | March 14, 2007 at 8:00

Tara Buakamsri of Greenpeace Southeast Asia said: "Greenpeace is calling on the Thai government to declare the provinces of Chiang Mai and Chiangrai under a state of calamity due to the thick haze that is now choking these provinces. The...

Illegal Logging Horror

Page | February 7, 2007 at 22:06

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia

Image | January 24, 2007 at 14:22

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia Forestry Ministry`s latest plans of Auctioning off old forest concession permits as scandalous, Stressing that the move is no Different from selling off the country`s future.

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia

Image | January 24, 2007 at 14:13

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia Forestry Ministry`s latest plans of Auctioning off old forest concession permits as scandalous, Stressing that the move is no Different from selling off the country`s future. Under a banner stating...

Indonesia’s Forests on Sale

Feature story | January 24, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace denounced the Indonesian Forestry Ministry’s latest plans of auctioning off old forest concession permits as scandalous, stressing that the move is no different from selling off the country’s future. Under a banner stating “Indonesia’s...

Under a banner stating "Indonesia`s Forests

Image | January 24, 2007 at 7:00

Under a banner stating "Indonesia`s Forests on sale" and a map of forest areas to be auctioned, Greenpeace activists dressed as rich entrepreneurs threw sacks of money at activists dressed as Forests officials. Greenpeace denounced the Indonesia...

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia

Image | January 24, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace today denounced the Indonesia Forestry Ministry`s latest plans of Auctioning off old forest concession permits as scandalous, Stressing that the move is no Different from selling off the country`s future. Under a banner stating...

Booming EU demand for biofuels could kill Indonesian forests

Press release | January 19, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today warned about the spectre of increased forest-related calamities in Indonesia, where plantations for palm oil are expected to expand rapidly into forest areas due to demands for bio-fuels in the European Union. The Indonesian...

Greenpeace demands Police investigation of Forest Criminal PT Kayu Lapis Indonesia

Press release | December 22, 2006 at 14:05

Greenpeace today filed a formal complaint against PT Kayu Lapis Indonesia for their forest crimes with the Indonesian Police and demanded a full scale investigation of PT KLI's operations based on the evidence provided in the submission. Today's...

Forest Criminal PT Kayu Lapis Indonesia

Feature story | December 22, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace filed a formal complaint against PT Kayu Lapis Indonesia for their forest crimes with the Indonesian Police and demanded a full scale investigation of PT KLI's operations based on the evidence provided in the submission. Today's formal...

“Forest Killer” title handed to Kayu Lapis Indonesia

Press release | December 7, 2006 at 13:57

Greenpeace activists today poured dried leaves and tree branches all over Kayu Lapis Indonesia’s (KLI) headquarters in Jakarta in a symbolic act to return to the company remains of logged trees from Papua. The activists also presented the company...

Kayu Lapis Indonesia: “Forest Killer”

Feature story | December 7, 2006 at 7:00

Dried leaves and tree branches was poured all over Kayu Lapis Indonesia’s (KLI) headquarters in Jakarta along with a huge bouquet of flowers inscribed with: “Congratulations Kayu Lapis Indonesia, Forest Killer in Papua” in a symbolic act to...

Indonesian Ministry of Forest smoked for failing to halt forest conversion

Feature story | October 5, 2006 at 6:00

As Haze from fires raging in Riau province and central Kalimnatan, cloaks Singapore, Malyasia and other parts of Indonesia. Greenpeace activists literally smoked out the Ministry of Forestry in Jakarta to highlight its consistent failure to...

Globe warms: rainforests burn

Feature story | September 14, 2006 at 13:42

In what is becoming an annual event, fires are sweeping through the tropical rainforests of Indonesia and Brazil. The burning of the rainforests not only threaten biodiversity in the affected areas but, by contributing towards climate change,...

Locals heading home near burnt peatswamp

Image | August 30, 2006 at 17:18

Locals heading home near burnt peatswamp forest. Plantation of PT. Satria Perkasa Agung, subsidiary of Sinarmas Forestry mostly hires people from outside the locality, such as from Kalimantan, Nias, etc. According to locals, these workers are...

Forest fires rage again in Indonesia: Greenpeace calls on Government to act to...

Press release | August 30, 2006 at 8:00

A Greenpeace team of investigators has discovered widespread destruction of Sumatra's ancient forests, caused by fires which are threatening to burn out of control. The team visited Riau, Sumatra, to investigate and document the fires which have...

Kayu Lapis Indonesia: the untouchable God of Indonesian ancient forest destruction

Publication | April 21, 2006 at 16:48

This crime file focusses on logging companies such as Kayu Lapis Indonesia, which operate with total disregard of Indonesia’s logging laws. Companies like this are destroying Indonesia’s ancient forests at an alarming rate.

And the Golden Chainsaw Award goes to...

Feature story | April 21, 2006 at 6:00

Kayu Lapis Indonesia (KLI) has won the “Golden Chainsaw Award” for the destruction of the Earth’s remaining ancient forests.

Plundering Indonesia’s last ancient forest

Feature story | April 20, 2006 at 6:00

Afrer a month-long ‘Forest Crime Patrol’ sailing on Indonesian waters the Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, docks in Jakarta to highlight the crisis occurring in Indonesia’s last ancient forests.

Exposed: Company destroying Papuan forests

Feature story | April 12, 2006 at 6:00

Activists on board the Rainbow Warrior have intercepted a shipment of suspected illegal timber from the Paradise Forests whilst on forest crime patrol in Indonesia.

Industrial logging threates rainforest Eden

Feature story | April 12, 2006 at 6:00

Large-scale commercial logging threatens to cut through Indonesia's last intact forest, the rainforest 'Eden' in Papua.

Destruction in Eden

Feature story | April 11, 2006 at 6:00

Unfurling “Stop ancient forest destruction” banners in front of the ship MV Ardhianto, activists from the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior raised concern for the continous destruction brought about by destructive logging in the Paradise...

Solutions

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:29

Threats

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:28

Asia Pacific

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:25

A loader piles logs along the coast of Biak

Image | March 29, 2006 at 17:35

A loader piles logs along the coast of Biak Island in Papua. This picture is taken from Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, which sailed into Papua to highlight the destruction of Paradise Forests, the last ancient forests in Asia-Pacific.

Crane loads logs onto a barge at the coast

Image | March 29, 2006 at 17:32

Crane loads logs onto a barge at the coast of Papua. Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, sailed into Papua to highlight the destruction of Paradise Forests, the last ancient forests in Asia-Pacific. The ancient forests of Indonesia are...

Greenpeace campaigner

Image | March 29, 2006 at 17:16

Greenpeace campaigner, Ginger Cassady, from San Francisco, California, looks at a pile of logs along the coast of Papua. Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, sailed into Papua to highlight the destruction of Paradise Forests, the last...

Greenpeace campaigner

Image | March 29, 2006 at 17:12

Greenpeace campaigner, Hapsoro, from Indonesia, looks at a pile of logs along the coast of Papua. Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, sailed into Papua to highlight the destruction of Paradise Forests, the last ancient forests in...

Greenpeace campaigners Hapsoro (left

Image | March 29, 2006 at 17:08

Greenpeace campaigners Hapsoro (left, from Indonesia) and Ginger Cassady (from San Francisco, California) displays a banner that says “Stop Forest Crime” at a logging operation along the coast of Papua. Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior,...

Greenpeace campaigner

Image | March 29, 2006 at 17:06

Greenpeace campaigner, Ginger Cassady, from San Francisco, California, looks at a pile of logs along the coast of Papua. Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, sailed into Papua to highlight the destruction of Paradise Forests, the last...

Agreeing to stop forests destruction

Feature story | March 29, 2006 at 6:00

This is a call for the Indonesian and British governments to adopt binding legal mechanisms to stop the ongoing destruction of Indonesia’s last ancient forests. As the ancient forests of Indonesia, are being destroyed faster than any other forest...

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