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

Forests Day: what happened after a forest destroyer stopped cutting down the rainforest?

Today is the UN’s International Day of Forests. It’s also about two years since you helped us persuade Golden Agri Resources to stop chopping down Indonesia’s...
Posted by Richardg - 21 March, 2013 - 10:52

Vertical catwalks in Milan as fashion brands get an eco-friendly make-over

It's about time that major fashion labels cleaned up their act. They're still using toxic chemicals and buying from companies that are chopping down...
Posted by Richardg - 26 February, 2013 - 16:48 -

Valentino proves that 'green' is the new 'black'

At the start of November, we threw down the gauntlet to 15 top Italian and French luxury fashion brands. We challenged them to clean up their products by...
Posted by Richardg - 8 February, 2013 - 13:03 -

Timeline: how you persuaded Asia Pulp and Paper to stop cutting down Indonesia's rainforests

This morning, Asia Pulp and Paper - the world's third largest paper and packaging company - announced that it was turning over a new leaf. It's promised to...
Posted by Richardg - 5 February, 2013 - 11:05 -

APP commits to end deforestation!

Today was a day I have at times feared might never come, but I’ve just emerged from a packed press conference in Jakarta for the launch of Asia Pulp &...
Posted by Bustar Maitar - 5 February, 2013 - 10:10 -

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