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Greenpeace investigations reveal China’s pivotal role in laundering illegal timber

Press release | 2006-03-28 at 6:00

China is central to the laundering of illegal timber from some of the world’s most endangered forests, according to a new investigative report by Greenpeace. The trade is driven by domestic and international demand in the USA, Europe, Japan and...

Greenpeace warns against inadequate disclosure for listed forestry companies

Press release | 2009-02-18 at 7:00

A new report by Greenpeace exposes the loopholes in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s rules on environmental disclosure for listed forestry companies. Most listed companies that claimed to be “environmental friendly” were only so by default, thus...

Turning chopsticks into trees

Feature Story | 2010-12-20 at 7:00

Can you bring dead wood back to life? No, but you can turn them into trees again. That's what 200 volunteers did with 80,000 pairs of disposable chopsticks – they made them into four, beautiful, life-like trees.

How KFC is junking the jungle by driving rainforest destruction in Indonesia

Publication | 2012-05-24 at 6:00

Greenpeace International research has revealed that KFC is sourcing paper for its packaging products from rainforests. This has been confirmed in China, the UK and Indonesia. Products found to contain rainforest fibre include cups, food boxes,...

Paper Pulp

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 15:48

Indonesia’s rainforests – home to 10 to 15% of the world’s wildlife such as orangutans, clouded leopards and Sumatran tigers – are being converted to paper plantations for the sake of our glossy magazines, toilet paper and tissues, printer paper,...

Illegal Logging

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 16:43

China is now the world’s largest importer of tropical woods, consuming over half of the global supply. Much of this wood comes from the Paradise Forests of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea – where between 76 to 90% of the logging is illegal – as...

The Paradise Forests

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 16:44

The Paradise Forests are one of the world’s last remaining ancient forests, spanning New Guinea, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and their nearby archipelagoes. They are home to a rich diversity of animals and birds, many of which are found nowhere...

Over-development Strips Hainan Island of Critical Protective Forests

Press release | 2010-09-17 at 6:00

Excessive tourism and real estate development is severely damaging Hainan’s coastal forests, which serve as a vital natural defense against typhoons and tsunamis. Greenpeace strongly urges the Hainan provincial government to immediately halt all...

Palm Oil

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 16:04

Palm oil may sound like an exotic industrial product, but in fact it is extraordinarily close to our lives. Palm oil is used as vegetable oil in instant noodles, shortening, biscuits, chocolate, ice cream and all kinds of processed foods. It can...

Paper Pulp

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 17:28

Since 2009, Greenpeace has been campaigning against Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), a division of the Sinar Mas group, for its destruction of ancient Indonesian rainforest.

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