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New bird species identified in eastern Indonesia’s threatened forests

Press release | January 16, 2018 at 20:00

Jakarta- A Greenpeace Belgium campaigner and ornithologist, together with researchers from the University of Singapore and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, have described a new species of bird on Rote Island, Indonesia.

World’s top climate experts to testify in landmark investigation into fossil fuel...

Press release | August 28, 2018 at 12:50

Quezon City, Philippines, 28 August 2018 - Some of the world’s most highly-regarded climate change science, policy, research, and legal experts will appear as witnesses in the ongoing hearings by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in the...

Breakthrough as world’s largest palm oil trader gives forest destroyers nowhere to hide

Press release | December 11, 2018 at 12:37

Singapore- The world’s largest palm oil trader, Wilmar International, has published a detailed action plan to map and monitor all of its suppliers. If implemented, this would put the palm oil giant, which supplies 40% of the world’s palm oil, one...

Nestlé and Unilever named top plastic polluters following Philippines brand and waste...

Press release | March 7, 2019 at 13:30

Manila, Philippines – Nestlé and Unilever are responsible for a quarter of the branded throwaway plastic driving the plastic pollution crisis in the Philippines, according to a report published today by the Global Alliance for Incinerator...

Experts Meeting Resources

Page | July 27, 2014 at 20:26

Here are some of the speakers' presentations discussed during the experts and advocates meeting on the ASEAN Economic Integration. Feel free to download a copy for educational and research purposes.

Greenpeace Mourners Mark Death of Indonesia’s Peatlands

Press release | September 16, 2014 at 9:13

Greenpeace mourners on Monday (15/09/14) placed funeral wreaths on burned peatland in Riau province, highlighting an ongoing crisis and urging president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to secure his “green” legacy by ensuring real peatland protection.

Steering Group Established to Oversee the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach for...

Press release | September 16, 2014 at 18:30

A group of leading plantation companies with commitments to eliminate deforestation from their supply chains, NGOs and technical support organisations met on 25th and 26th August in Singapore to establish a governance and standardisation body for...

World Bank fails to heed its own advice on climate change and risks to the poor;...

Feature story | April 17, 2015 at 11:00

Across the world, countries look to the World Bank more than any other institution for the latest expertise and assistance on development. This week in Washington, DC the Spring Meetings of the World Bank will bring together thousands of...

Stop GMO and Protect Food Sovereignty in Thailand

Press release | December 3, 2015 at 13:29

Bangkok, 1st December 2015 – The draft Biosafety Act B.E....., proposed by the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry (MREN), was approved by the cabinet on the 24th November 2015. However, the draft Biosafety bill is waiting for an approval...

Greenpeace highlights environmental and labor concerns ahead of Thai Union Annual...

Press release | April 5, 2016 at 12:27

As the Thai Union(TU) Annual General Meeting (AGM) opens in Bangkok today with more than a thousand attendees, Greenpeace reiterates that reputational damage, destructive fishing methods, labor and human rights abuses in the supply chain are...

HSBC Stop Funding Forest Fires in Indonesia

Press release | February 14, 2017 at 9:23

Kuala Lumpur, 14 Feb 2016 -- Dissatisfied Malaysian customers today presented HSBC with a mock cheque to the value of 228,434 signatures urging the bank to “Stop Funding Forest Fires in Indonesia”. The HSBC customers were joined by activists from...

Press Release

Press release | March 9, 2017 at 11:30

Teminabuan, West Papua-- A 3,545 hectare slice of Papua’s rainforest was today officially placed in community hands, to be protected and managed by the indigenous people of the Knasaimos landscape in West Papua’s Bird’s Head Peninsula. This is...

Greenpeace statement on the bird flu outbreak

Press release | August 17, 2017 at 15:00

Quezon City, Philippines – In light of the recent avian flu outbreak, Greenpeace today recommended longer-term measures to address the spread of pathogens, which it says is indicative of a failing industrial food production system.

World’s largest palm oil grower forced to restore over 1,000ha of rainforest

Press release | August 30, 2017 at 10:00

Jakarta- Under strong pressure from its customers and civil society, Malaysian palm oil company FELDA Global Ventures (FGV) has promised to restore over 1,000 hectares of the peat forest in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. [1] This is the first time...

Anti-coal communities in Thailand’s deep south say no to coal

Press release | September 14, 2017 at 14:17

Bangkok, Thailand - The “Teluk Patani” network, Permatamas, and Greenpeace Southeast Asia have raised concerns over the Environmental Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) of the proposed coal-fired power plant at Thepa. The groups say the project...

Nestlé, Unilever, P&G among worst offenders for plastic pollution in Philippines in...

Press release | September 22, 2017 at 12:57

Manila - A week-long beach clean up has exposed the companies most responsible for plastic pollution after an audit of plastic waste conducted on Freedom Island, a critical wetland habitat and Ramsar site [1] spanning 30 hectares in Manila Bay -...

Leaked letter reveals worries over Indonesia’s state power company PLN's debts

Press release | September 29, 2017 at 8:28

Jakarta, 28 September 2017 - Indonesia’s state-owned power company PLN, poses a financial risk to Indonesia’s state budget due to it’s over-ambitious plans to expand dirty coal plants in the Java-Bali region.

Thailand suffers from poor air quality and fails to meet Sustainable Development...

Press release | August 8, 2017 at 13:00

Bangkok— Greenpeace Southeast Asia’s 6-month analysis of air quality levels from 19 monitoring stations in 14 cities across Thailand show high levels of toxic air pollution, PM2.5, that exceed safety limits set by the World Health Organization—...

Thai students face off on World Meat Free Day culinary competition

Press release | June 11, 2018 at 14:03

Phuket, 11 June 2018 – Grade 5 and 6 Thai students from Phuket and Phang Nga [1] showed off their culinary skills in a vegetarian cooking competition today in celebration of World Meat Free Day. The competition was among a series of activities...

World Orangutan Day: Numbers still in decline despite Indonesian government's new claims

Press release | August 21, 2018 at 19:44

Jakarta, August 17- This World Orangutan Day marks a critical time for the Bornean Orangutan, whose numbers are rapidly declining experts say. This is despite new claims from the Indonesian government that orangutan populations have increased by...

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