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Huge win for China’s green peafowl!

Blog entry by Yi Lan | 2017-08-02

Amazing news for one of China’s rarest birds! There are fewer than 500 green peafowls left in the wild in China. On Monday, we got news that all three of our demands for the protection of China’s endangered green peafowl...

Good news! We shut down illegal mining in China's Intact Forest Landscapes

Blog entry by Kang Lin | 2016-12-22

Back in July, we revealed rampant illegal mining in one of China’s few remaining Intact Forest Landscapes. Now, the mines have been shut down and new protections put in place.   Image credit: Birding Beijing/Terry Townshend...

Deforestation in UNESCO Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries

Publication | 2015-10-21 at 11:45

Since 2013 Greenpeace East Asia (GPEA) has employed remote sensing interpretation, spatial analysis and field surveys to assess and analyse concerns about the natural forest habitat of giant pandas in Ya’an city prefecture, part of the Sichuan...

Agricultural expansion needs regulating!

Blog entry by Shuxuan Chen | 2015-05-12

Sinochem International’s murky rubber plantation deals are threatening a Cameroon UNESCO world heritage site.  On the fringes of one of the world's most precious and delicate areas of pristine rainforest, home to an exceptional...

Paper cuts: the bloody tale of deforestation

Blog entry by Chen Shu Xuan | 2013-07-18 2 comments

On the edges of the large white canvasses you can see clearly the bloodstains. As if someone has cut their finger on them. Only a closer look reveals these bloodstains as wounded animals. The “Paper Cut Life” art exhibition is designed...

Sailing with the Rainbow Warrior in Indonesia

Blog entry by Weiju Lu | 2013-05-28

If Indonesia is the lungs of the earth, then Papua are the lungs of Indonesia. This part of the world, a seemingly forgotten place with lush evergreen forests, features some of the richest biodiversity in the world. I'm Weiju Lu,...

Don’t blame the tigers, blame deforestation

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | 2012-11-20

A small child from a forest village in Indonesia - where as more rainforest is cleared, tigers stray into villages putting lives at risk. As a teenage boy is killed by a tiger forced out of its natural habitat by deforestation, we...

Hainan: Protecting China's forest jewel from thieves with chainsaws

Blog entry by Wu Hao | 2012-07-18

China's stunning Hainan Island sits apart from the Mainland, a piece of paradise broken off the southern part of the country. Recently the provincial government there announced a 10 year plan to increase the area of non-commercial...

Indonesia leading the way in KFC’s response to deforestation

Blog entry by Rolf Skar | 2012-07-17 1 comment

Still no news from KFC headquarters in the US despite the fact it’s been seven weeks since Greenpeace exposed the company’s links to rainforest deforestation . But while KFC bosses in Kentucky remain silent on whether it will cut...

Now is the time for China's KFC customers to make change

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-06-27

After months of preparation, Yang Jie finally took her place in front of a busy KFC restaurant in Beijing's Chaoyang district with two fellow activists who were dressed as homeless orangutans living in giant KFC chicken buckets. They...

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