Protect forests

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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 giant KFC 'box' in a deforested area of Sumatra, Indonesia

KFC: CEO gets industry gong, but ignores plight of tigers

David Novak - the CEO of Yum Brands, owners of KFC - was awarded best CEO of the year last night at a dinner event at New York’s stock exchange. This...
Posted by Rolf Skar - 3 August, 2012 - 12:37 -

Brazilian pig iron industry agrees measures to protect Amazon

Good news from the Amazon!  Today, the pig iron industry has committed to finally changing its ways – all seven pig iron companies in the Brazilian state...
Posted by Daniel Brindis - 3 August, 2012 - 11:37 -
Tiger cookies presented to staff at KFC Canada

KFC Canada gets a friendly reminder: sustainable packaging needed

KFC headquarters in the US still has its head in the sand about its links to forest destruction, but Greenpeace campaigners around the world are finding...
Posted by Shane Moffatt - 31 July, 2012 - 16:22 -
Activists in Indonesia put pressure on KFC

Indonesia leading the way in KFC’s response to deforestation

Still no news from KFC headquarters in the US despite the fact it’s been seven weeks since Greenpeace International exposed the company’s links to...
Posted by hayley.baker - 11 July, 2012 - 10:16 -

After Rio +20 - is there hope for change left?

The ‘Future We Want’ is nowhere to be found in the agreement which world leaders are currently rubber-stamping in Rio. Greenpeace Executive Director Kumi...
Posted by Ruth - 22 June, 2012 - 14:40 -

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