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

Protect forests or destroy forests? Time to take a side

It's been over a week since we asked Procter & Gamble to stop buying palm oil from forest destroyers. The company's not budging - so this morning we asked...
Posted by Richardg - 7 March, 2014 - 12:40

Procter & Gamble don't want you to see this film

If you've turned on the television in the last few months, you've probably seen Procter & Gamble's new advert 'Thank You Mom'. If so, there's another side...
Posted by Richardg - 6 March, 2014 - 20:15

Thousands demand Head and Shoulders comes clean about its dirty palm oil

Two days ago, we revealed that the maker of Head & Shoulders, Procter & Gamble, was buying palm oil from companies trashing Indonesia's rainforests. It...
Posted by Richardg - 28 February, 2014 - 18:00

Head & Shoulders - wipes out more than just dandruff

Head & Shoulders is the best known anti-dandruff shampoo in the world. Yet it has a dirty secret - the company that makes it buys its palm oil from forest...
Posted by Richardg - 26 February, 2014 - 13:38

Beauty under threat: 11 stunning and terrifying images of Indonesia's rainforests

Who would think that when you are trying to get rid off your dandruff you could be eliminating the orangutans and tigers too? When I look at these images of...
Posted by Angela Glienicke - 26 February, 2014 - 13:31

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