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

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 - 14:31

The week two pulp and paper companies showed their true colours

This week Asia Pulp and Paper, the target of a successful Greenpeace campaign, took yet another step along the road to reform. But its competitor APRIL is...
Posted by Phil Aikman - 30 January, 2014 - 11:58

Business leaders give forest destroyer April one year to reform

Pressure is mounting on April, the notorious forest destroyer that is determinedly trying to pulp what’s left of Indonesia's rainforests. This afternoon, the...
Posted by Richardg - 17 January, 2014 - 15:32

Giant palm oil trader commits to ending deforestation

This year - 2013 - has been the year of the Arctic, no question. But there's an amazing development elsewhere that everyone who's part of Greenpeace has been...
Posted by Richardg - 27 December, 2013 - 11:00

World's largest palm oil trader turns over a new leaf

If there's ever a time for bad puns, it's when the world's largest palm oil trader promises to protect forests. Wilmar International, responsible for...
Posted by Richardg - 6 December, 2013 - 18:12

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