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.

Campaign updates

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 - 12:05

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 - 11:54

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 - 11:21

Find out what happened when we gave Procter & Gamble the Golden Axe award

It's not every day that you get to organise an award ceremony - especially when the recipient has no idea that they've won. When we heard that Procter &...
Posted by Richardg - 27 March, 2014 - 19:34

Colgate agrees to stop buying dirty palm oil - but P&G is still dodging the issue

Great news: Colgate just agreed to stop buying palm oil from forest destroyers. Not only is this a win for fans of dental hygiene (and let's face it, no one...
Posted by Richardg - 24 March, 2014 - 18:53

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