Saving Indonesia's rainforests

Last edited 14 March 2014 at 1:30pm

Indonesia's rainforests are a biodiversity hotspot, rich in endemic species, and vital in regulating the Earth's climate. But these forests are being torn down for palm oil, pulp and paper plantations - making Indonesia the world's third largest greenhouse gas emitter and threatening endangered species such as orang-utans with extinction. Greenpeace is campaigning globally to protect Indonesia's rainforests.

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A Greenpeace investigator bears witness in an IOI palm oil concession

Destructive palm oil company IOI let off the hook too easily by RSPO

A major palm oil company, which had its sustainability certificates suspended for violating rules designed to prevent the destruction of Indonesia's forests...
Posted by Annisa Rahmawati - 10 August, 2016 - 12:32

Getting Tough On Palm Oil

Indonesia's forests and peatlands help regulate the global climate and contain a diversity of life. They are home to some magnificent species, including...
Posted by Richard - 27 June, 2016 - 14:55
A Greenpeace investigator bears witness in an IOI palm oil concession

Palm oil giant IOI has lost customers for destroying forests, but will it change?

IOI - one of the largest palm oil companies in the world - is having a difficult time right now.Not only has it recently lost its sustainability certification...
Posted by Annisa Rahmawati - 9 June, 2016 - 12:12
Young oil palm trees in a recently established plantation within IOI's PT BSS co

Time is running out for destructive palm oil company IOI

As Indonesia’s president announces a temporary ban on palm oil development, one of the world’s biggest palm oil traders faces a customer revolt over its...
Posted by Richardg - 22 April, 2016 - 10:32
Sumatran rhino found in East Kalimantan, Indonesia

Sumatran rhino found while forest habitat is lost

Good news for rhino fans: last week, researchers announced the first live encounter with a Sumatran rhino in Borneo for over 40 years. But the human pressures...
Posted by jamie - 30 March, 2016 - 09:13

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