Blog: Forests

Procter & Gamble think they can ignore deforestation - here's how we turn up the pressure

Posted by petespeller — 18 March 2014 at 5:16pm - Comments
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Since Procter & Gamble’s role in destroying what remains of Indonesia’s forests was exposed they have been suspiciously quiet. No press statements, no posts on Facebook, they haven’t even tweeted. About anything. Time to turn this campaign up to 11.

Sending a resolute message to a forest destroyer

Posted by Richardg — 18 March 2014 at 4:03pm - Comments
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Resolute Forest Products is suing two of my colleagues for exposing its destruction of Canada's Boreal Forest. So this morning ten Greenpeace activists went to its home town to turn an iconic statue into a symbol of resistance.

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

Posted by Richardg — 10 March 2014 at 6:31pm - Comments
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Greenpeace activists expose deforestation at one of P&G's palm oil suppliers

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 Mas, to show P&G just what it's buying.

Protect forests or destroy forests? Time to take a side

Posted by Richardg — 7 March 2014 at 1:40pm - Comments

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 staff at their advertising agency to take a side.

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

Posted by Richardg — 6 March 2014 at 9:15pm - Comments
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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 to the story you need to see.

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

Posted by Richardg — 28 February 2014 at 7:00pm - Comments
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Two days ago, we revealed that the maker of Head & Shoulders, Procter & Gamble, was buying palm oil from companies trashing Indonesia's rainforests. It thinks this is sustainable. It's not. 

When we put our allegations to P&G, it claimed to be "committed to the sustainable sourcing of palm oil" and "strongly opposed to irresponsible deforestation".

This photo was taken less than a week ago.

Head & Shoulders - wipes out more than just dandruff

Posted by Richardg — 26 February 2014 at 2:38pm - Comments
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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 destroyers.

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

Posted by Angela Glienicke — 26 February 2014 at 2:31pm - Comments
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Orangutans at a feeding station run by Orangutan Foundation International

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 forest destruction and biodiversity I’m once again reminded that even your shampoo could harbor a dirty secret.

Forget the oceans - here's ten reasons to make forests your Valentine

Posted by Richardg — 14 February 2014 at 5:21pm - Comments
by. Credit: Jerry Thompson

Have you read my colleague Willie's blog, inviting you to fall in love with fishes? Well I have - and as a forest campaigner, I'm not swayed by aquatic amore. This Valentine's day, forget coral sex - here are some land-based lotharios looking for your love.

My friends are being sued for standing up to loggers. Will you stand with them?

Posted by Richardg — 6 February 2014 at 3:06pm - Comments
The Broadback Valley "Endangered Forest", one of Quebec’s last intact Boreal for
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The Broadback Valley "Endangered Forest", one of Quebec’s last intact Boreal forests.

Shane Moffatt and Richard Brooks exposed the destructive logging practices of Resolute Forest Products. So Resolute sued them for $7 million. But Shane and Richard are fighting back - and they need our help.

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