Saving Indonesia's rainforests

Last edited 14 March 2014 at 12:30pm

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.

Campaign updates

Palm oil companies say they'll put forest destruction on hold. But what happens next?

Some of the world’s biggest palm oil companies have suspended their forest destruction. Is this a ceasefire or the end of their war on forests? We refuse to...
Posted by Annisa Rahmawati - 19 September, 2014 - 15:25

There's nothing sustainable about destroying forests for palm oil

Some of the biggest companies in the palm oil industry just launched the Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto. They say its a step forward - but we say it's...
Posted by Richardg - 16 July, 2014 - 10:52

APRIL is pulping the rainforest - but its customers are walking away

Customers are suspending contracts with Indonesia’s second largest pulp and paper company APRIL after we exposed its destruction of rainforests and fire-...
Posted by Richardg - 10 July, 2014 - 11:05

6 myths Indonesia's biggest forest destroyer wants you to believe

Pulp and paper company APRIL, along with its sister companies, is the greatest threat to the Indonesian rainforest. But these destructive companies are telling...
Posted by Richardg - 10 July, 2014 - 10:54

No more tears for tigers as Johnson & Johnson cleans up its palm oil

On Friday, Johnson & Johnson announced it would stop buying palm oil from companies destroying the rainforest. Now the onus is on the palm oil industry as...
Posted by Richardg - 6 May, 2014 - 10:21

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