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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...

Press Centre

Hub | August 1, 2007 at 16:32

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.

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...

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 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...

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

Feature Stories

Hub | July 7, 2008 at 15:14

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...

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 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.

Semitau

Image | November 17, 2008 at 13:35

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

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.

Global day of action - 2008

Feature story | December 9, 2008 at 7:00

People across the world took to the streets for a Global Day of Action on Saturday, to tell the governments meeting in Poznan, Poland for crucial UN climate negotiations, that the world is watching them.

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.

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.

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...

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

Press release | December 25, 2008 at 8:00

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...

Quit coal, save the climate! 2008 campaign highlights

Feature story | January 2, 2009 at 15:33

Quit coal – save the climate. It's a simple message, but it's also an urgent one. Coal, the dirtiest of all fossil fuels is the single greatest contributor to the climate crisis. In 2008, we've been taking the "quit coal" message across the world...

Year in Pictures - 2008

Feature story | January 19, 2009 at 7:00

We've selected some of our favourite Greenpeace images from around the world as we take a look back at the year that was 2008.

No Forests for Elections – Stop Deforestation

Feature story | January 22, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today called upon Indonesia’s election committee, Komisi Pemiihan Umum (KPU), to investigate the funding of all political parties in the run up to the 2009 Presidential and legislative elections.

'Executive Order 774 ridiculous and confused'

Press release | January 23, 2009 at 8:00

Yesterday, Malacañang announced that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has issued Executive Order 774 which reorganizes the Presidential Task Force on Climate Change which she now heads.

The strange story of a mothballed nuclear plant, a dormant volcano, and misguided...

Feature story | January 27, 2009 at 7:00

Something strange happened during the Christmas holidays of 2008 in the Philippines. Instead of celebrating the enactment of the Renewable Energy Law, a baffling report was published in the local newspapers.

Save forests

Page | February 27, 2009 at 8:45

Throughout the world, ancient forests are in crisis. Many of the plants and animals that live in these forests face extinction. Please join our struggle to save the world's last forests. Greenpeace has been working to save ancient forests by...

Greenpeace: protection of ASEAN forests can deter climate change

Feature story | March 1, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace criticized the ASEAN leaders converging in Thailand for not taking adequate action to protect over 283 million hectares of forests in the region and threatening the very existence of forest communities and its rich biodiversity.

In a street

Image | March 1, 2009 at 7:00

In a street-theatre protest today at the venue of the ASEAN summit, Greenpeace activists wearing masks of ASEAN heads of states and orang-utans mimicked the ceremonial hand-holding gesture of the ASEAN heads, who agreed to save the forest to help...

In a street

Image | March 1, 2009 at 7:00

In a street-theatre protest today at the venue of the ASEAN summit, Greenpeace activists wearing masks of ASEAN heads of states and orang-utans mimicked the ceremonial hand-holding gesture of the ASEAN heads, who agreed to save the forest to help...

In a street

Image | March 1, 2009 at 7:00

In a street-theatre protest today at the venue of the ASEAN summit, Greenpeace activists wearing masks of ASEAN heads of states and orang-utans mimicked the ceremonial hand-holding gesture of the ASEAN heads, who agreed to save the forest to help...

In a street

Image | March 1, 2009 at 7:00

In a street-theatre protest today at the venue of the ASEAN summit, Greenpeace activists wearing masks of ASEAN heads of states and orang-utans mimicked the ceremonial hand-holding gesture of the ASEAN heads, who agreed to save the forest to help...

In a street

Image | March 1, 2009 at 7:00

In a street-theatre protest today at the venue of the ASEAN summit, Greenpeace activists wearing masks of ASEAN heads of states and orang-utans mimicked the ceremonial hand-holding gesture of the ASEAN heads, who agreed to save the forest to help...

Greenpeace Policy on Saving Forests to Protect the Climate

Publication | March 1, 2009 at 8:00

Protecting ancient forests is crucial to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases, preserve global biodiversity, and protect the livelihoods of millions of forest peoples. Tropical forest destruction is responsible for approximately one...

Paradise Lost - Papua New Guinea

Page | March 12, 2009 at 21:28

Greenpeace today kicked

Image | March 14, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today kicked-off its “Vote for Forests, Vote for Our Future” campaign along with politicians, celebrities, and supporters at Lapangan Banteng.

Greenpeace calls for political commitment to protect Forests and People in upcoming...

Feature story | March 16, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace kicked-off its “Vote for Forests, Vote for Our Future” campaign along with politicians, celebrities, and supporters at Lapangan Banteng.

Greenpeace calls for political commitment to protect Forests and People in upcoming...

Press release | March 16, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today kicked-off its “Vote for Forests, Vote for Our Future” campaign along with politicians, celebrities, and supporters at Lapangan Banteng.

Protect ancient forests

Hub | March 16, 2009 at 18:48

Activists locked down Sinar Mas headquarters

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 20, 2009

From Greenpeace: Making Waves Forest destruction is now universally recognised to cause about 20 percent of annual greenhouse gas emissions. This means that cutting down trees is more destructive to the planet than the entire...

Greenpeace and Yahoo! launch guerrilla campaign to save orang-utans, tigers and forests

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 25, 2009 2 comments

Upon clicking through, you are led to a takeover page that looks exactly like Yahoo’s search site. However, the photos disappear as fast as Indonesia’s forests. They say a picture speaks a thousand words. Yet what if there were no...

Climate meeting in Bonn: save the forests, but don't cheapen carbon

Feature story | March 31, 2009 at 13:13

If we're to have a hope of saving our planet from runaway climate change, we need to make it expensive for industry to emit carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses, and we need to make it profitable for countries like Brazil, Indonesia, and...

Skimping on Climate Is the Priciest Option

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 2, 2009 1 comment

From the Jakarta Globe Amid the pressure of the global financial crisis, some ask how we can afford to tackle climate change. The better question is: Can we afford not to? — Ban Ki-moon, United Nations secretary...

Mr. President, do you care?

Press release | April 4, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace this morning challenged President Yudhoyono to turn his commitment to drastically cut Indonesia’s greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation into concrete action, prior to his election campaign speech at a 100,000-strong Demokrat...

Greenpeace - Inspiring Action

Video | April 21, 2009 at 20:30

This fragile Earth needs action. It needs you.

This Earth Day, become a climate activist

Feature story | April 22, 2009 at 6:00

This Earth Day, help us turn 3 million people into climate activists: starting with you.

Protecting Riau’s peatland forests will protect livelihoods and food security of its...

Feature story | April 24, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace and Riau-based NGO, Jikalahari, have released fresh evidence showing that peatland forest destruction in Riau Province is critically impacting the livelihoods and food security of Riau’s river communities.

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.

10 years of saving the Amazon Rainforest

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 7, 2009 12 comments

Greenpeace activists deploy a banner around a logged Brazilian Nut Tree "Castanheira". The Castanheira species has been protected in Brazil since 1994, but a large number of trees have been logged before the creation of the planned...

Neste Oil’s plans for global leadership in palm oil diesel will drive massive...

Press release | May 12, 2009 at 8:00

This morning, 32 Greenpeace activists from Finland and Sweden locked down a palm oil diesel refinery of Neste Oil in Porvoo, Finland. Neste Oil, an oil refining company largely owned by the Finnish government (1), is set - over the next three...

Early morning action

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 12, 2009

From Making Waves Neste Oil’s plans for global leadership in palm oil diesel will drive massive rainforest destruction and climate change Before most of us even had our first cup of coffee this morning, 32 activists...

Finnish action:Update

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 13, 2009

From Making Waves [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRzZPsXWg04] All 32 activists at a palm oil diesel refinery in Porvoo, Finland have been arrested by police. 6 of the activists have already ben released and we are waiting...

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