Duta Palma is a notorious palm oil company with an inglorious history of trashing the rainforest. This morning, it became the first company to be kicked out of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).
We fought for over a decade to protect Canada's Great Bear Rainforest. Over half of this ancient temperate rainforest is now protected from logging and pipelines. Now it's time for the provincial government to keep its promise and put 70% of the forest out of harm's way by the end of next year.
As some of us were heading off for the Easter holiday
weekend, the Brazilian government
was quietly releasing deforestation trends showing an increase in
deforestation for the first time in five years.
Your support forced KFC to adopt better paper policies
Thanks to pressure from thousands of people around the globe, Yum!
Brands, the largest restaurant company in the world and parent company
of KFC, has released a new set of commitments which could make the paper
and packaging it uses much more rainforest-friendly.
Today I will celebrate. And my friends in Greenpeace's forest campaign will celebrate too. But this is nothing different for us. We do this every day. But maybe, just maybe,
the focus that a day like today brings may help our work to protect the world’s remaining forests.
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 rainforests. Sounds like a good time to look at what happened next.