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

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

Pressure mounts on Procter & Gamble as Mars agrees to protect rainforests

Procter & Gamble still has its head in the sand about its dirty palm oil use - so this morning our campaigner paid a visit to one of its suppliers, Musim...
Posted by Richardg - 10 March, 2014 - 18:31

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 - 13:40

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 - 21:15

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 - 19:00

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