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A movement spanning six continents demands a world free from fossil fuels

Press release | March 13, 2017 at 16:12

Amsterdam - Break Free from fossil fuels protests in Croatia and Israel have kickstarted the latest wave of protests by a global movement determined to accelerate the shift to an era of renewable energy, with further activities today in the...

Papua’s first Village Forest handed over, after decade fighting deforestation

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...

Women will change the world, for all our sakes and our planet

Blog entry by Bunny Mcdiarmid | March 8, 2017

When thousands of women come together to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March - either on the streets or at home or in the workplace - they will do so as part of a growing and very powerful force, one that knows that positive...

New HSBC ‘no deforestation’ policy first step towards sustainable palm oil finance

Press release | February 21, 2017 at 13:14

London – HSBC has just published a new ‘No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation’ policy covering its financing of palm oil companies. [1]

I am the voice for the voiceless

Blog entry by Ezra Wilson | February 17, 2017

It is hard to imagine a world without forests. It will certainly be a morbid and desolate kind of future. Unfortunately, we are still threatened by this dark possibility. Our survival depends on the state of our forests and we owe it...

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...

Thai fishing fleet moving to Indian ocean to avoid regulation, finds Greenpeace...

Press release | December 15, 2016 at 15:00

Bangkok, 15 December 2016 - A 12-month investigation by Greenpeace Southeast Asia has found that Thailand’s overseas fishing fleets are intentionally shifting to remote waters in order to avoid fishing regulations. The investigation started seven...

Ministry of Manpower Failure to Protect Indonesian Migrant Fishermen from Human...

Press release | December 13, 2016 at 12:35

Jakarta, December 9, 2016 - Indonesian Migrant Workers Union (SBMI) and Greenpeace Indonesia today held a peaceful protest in front of the Ministry of Manpower office to urge improvement for placement policies and protection of migrant worker...

Withdrawing from APRIL’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee

Press release | December 9, 2016 at 16:51

Jakarta, 8 December 2016 -- Rusmadya Maharuddin, forest campaigner for Greenpeace Indonesia said today that Greenpeace has suspended its engagement with APRIL’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) with immediate effect.

IOI's RSPO complaint resolved, but environmental and human rights abuses continue

Press release | December 2, 2016 at 23:22

Jakarta, 2 December 2016. Greenpeace has warned that environmental and human rights abuses are still endemic in the IOI Group’s supply chain, even though AidEnvironment’s complaint against the palm oil trader has been resolved. [1]

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