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The Earth's ancient forests form some of the most diverse ecosystems known to science and are vital in regulating the world's climate. But eighty per cent of them have already been destroyed or degraded, and the remaining forests are under threat. Greenpeace is working to end illegal and destructive logging of the world's ancient forests, and to protect the rights of the indigenous peoples and species that depend on them.

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A Greenpeace investigator bears witness in an IOI palm oil concession

Palm oil giant IOI has lost customers for destroying forests, but will it change?

IOI - one of the largest palm oil companies in the world - is having a difficult time right now.Not only has it recently lost its sustainability certification...
Posted by Annisa Rahmawati - 9 June, 2016 - 12:12

10 years ago, the Amazon was being bulldozed for soy. Then everything changed.

This week – after months of negotiation and uncertainty – the Brazilian government, the soy industry and civil society organizations, including Greenpeace,...
Posted by paulo adario - 16 May, 2016 - 10:51
Young oil palm trees in a recently established plantation within IOI's PT BSS co

Time is running out for destructive palm oil company IOI

As Indonesia’s president announces a temporary ban on palm oil development, one of the world’s biggest palm oil traders faces a customer revolt over its...
Posted by Richardg - 22 April, 2016 - 10:32
Common dolphins leaping from the ocean

11 awe-inspiring British wildlife-watching moments from #IntotheWild

We’ve fallen in love with British wildlife all over again this week thanks to the wonderful nature footage on BBC’s Into the Wild.After filming some of the...
Posted by Danielle Boobyer - 16 April, 2016 - 14:02

In Pictures: Damning the Amazon

A report published this week by Greenpeace Brazil shines a spotlight on technology giant Siemens’ involvement in a massive hydropower dam planned for the...
Posted by Angela Glienicke - 13 April, 2016 - 15:54

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