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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...

The Numbers Game

Feature story | March 28, 2006 at 6:00

Imagine a football pitch as you've seen it many times. It's a bit less than one hectare in area. Now imagine that same football pitch packed end-to-end with a pile of wood around twice the height of Mt. Everest. That's the amount of forest that...

Intact forest landscapes

Feature story | March 22, 2006 at 7:00

What we've lost, what we have left and what we will loose if we don't act now. That is the message that the latest global maps of the planet's last intact forests areas tells us.

Safeguarding 'Eden'

Feature story | March 14, 2006 at 7:00

On a mission to protect the Paradise Forests, the last ancient forests in Asia-Pacific, from illegal and destructive logging, Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, sails into the Indonesian province of Papua to preserve the newly discovered...

Little progress on the FLEG process

Feature story | March 11, 2006 at 7:00

Upon the conclusion of the East Asia and Pacific Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG), Greenpeace raises the alarm of the need for governments to get serious about the problem of illegal logging before it's too late.

Long wait for "immediate" action

Feature story | March 10, 2006 at 7:00

More than four years ago, East Asian governments promised to take “immediate” steps to stop illegal logging. Yet the Paradise Forests are no better off than they were on September 13, 2001 when delegates to the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement...

East Asian Governments failing on illegal logging

Feature story | March 7, 2006 at 7:00

In spite of the strong declaration at the 2001 FLEG Ministerial in Bali, countries in the region have failed to implement any rigorous measures to stop the illegal trade of timber from the region.

Remembering the victims of destructive logging

Feature story | March 6, 2006 at 7:00

A solemn ceremony memorializing all the precious lives that should not have perished in deadly calamities caused by the senseless destruction of our forests marked the eve of the East Asia Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Process (FLEG...

A deadly combination

Feature story | January 5, 2006 at 7:00

Climate change and destructive logging proves to be a deadly combination, as abnormal weather patterns caused by climate change continue to wreak havoc with the recent floodings in Oriental Mindoro, Isabela, Palawan, Quezon, Bicol, and Caraga.

Greenpeace denounces DENR on resumption of Aurora logging

Press release | September 2, 2005 at 8:00

Greenpeace today denounced the recent report that the DENR has allowed the resumption of logging operations in Aurora Province, stating that lifting the order on the logging operations in a recently devastated area like Aurora Province at the...

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Arts and music for endangered animals

Feature story | October 9, 2004 at 6:00

Children and youth from different parts of the country convened at Lumpini Park today to participate in arts, music and games and to air their concerns for the world's most threatened animal species.

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