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Many activists start out as lonely people, but we are never alone

Blog entry by Nanticha Ocharoenchai | March 20, 2019

One ordinary Monday afternoon on March 11, stuck in Copywriting class for three hours, once again I learned nothing new and got bored. And what do bored students do? They scroll through their phones. I scrolled through mine that day...

Wings of Paradise: Drawing attention to rainforest destruction

Blog entry by Alexander Navarro | September 18, 2018

Wings of Paradise mural by award-winning Malaysian artist Lee Hui Ling in Kuala Lumpur's historic Chinatown district.  © Greenpeace For too long the story of Indonesian forests has been painted with the darkness of burning...

Peter Willcox: You cannot use violence to change people’s minds

Feature story | July 10, 2018 at 13:54

When people look at the oceans some only see deep blue water. Others only see fish and the bounty underneath the surface. But there are many, like Captain Peter "Pete" Wilcox who see the sea for what it truly is- a living, breathing, thriving...

Yeb Saño: “We will not stop until we hold fossil fuel companies accountable for...

Feature story | June 20, 2018 at 14:58

When Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever recorded, slammed into the city of Tacloban in the Philippines on November 2013, Naderev "Yeb" Saño knew it was no ordinary typhoon. In fact, typhoons have now become more devastating, boosted...

“Chief, there is fire at sea!”

Blog entry by Hikmat Soeriatanuwijaya | April 10, 2018

It was around 0330 in the morning when the Margasari Village Chief, Ride, woke up. He usually awoke early for morning prayers anyway. But that day, Saturday 31 March 2018, he woke up because some of the villagers came to report an...

Annual Report 2016

Publication | December 5, 2017 at 15:16

The year 2016 was a year of uncertainties. But it will go down in history as a year of resistance when hundreds of thousands stood together to defend their rights. 2016 was just the beginning. People are rising up. I share the belief that a...

Still Cooking the Climate

Publication | November 27, 2017 at 1:00

The palm oil industry is still a leading cause of deforestation in Indonesia. Three years after the world’s biggest palm oil traders adopted ‘no deforestation’ policies, Greenpeace International examined 11 traders to see how much progress they...

Girl power at its finest: The women of Greenpeace Tim Cegah Api

Blog entry by Nur Sakeenah Binti Omar | October 11, 2017

I've recently journeyed to Ketapang, in West Kalimantan, Indonesia to see the Greenpeace Tim Cegah Api (TCA) , or the Forest Fire Prevention Team, in action. Why? Because I wanted to see how forest fires happen and how it can be...

Celebrating Malaysia Day away from home, for the sake of our forests

Blog entry by Nur Sakeenah Binti Omar | October 3, 2017

The 16th of September is personally significant to me in many ways. Aside from celebrating Malaysia Day, it also marks my father’s birthday. Every year, on his birthday, we as a family would dine out as a simple way to celebrate.

Preventing and Extinguishing Fires For Forests Without Fires

Blog entry by Annisa Rahmawati | September 22, 2017

The forest fire crisis of 2015, one of the worst crises in Indonesia’s history is still fresh in our memory. The disaster in Sumatra and Kalimantan led to the destruction of around 2.6 million hectares of forests and peatlands, causing...

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