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26/12/2013
2013 was full of major developments in efforts to understand and protect the world's tropical rainforests. The following is a review of some of the major tropical forest-related news stories for the year. As a review, this post will not ...   
13/3/2013
Every time I meet someone and let them know that I work for Greenpeace they usually picture me with a helmet on my head, hanging from a rope or under the pressure of a water hydrant in the middle of the ocean. And every time I arrange a meeting ...   
15/2/2013
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest paper companies, announced earlier this month that it will no longer cut down natural forests in Indonesia and will demand similar commitments from its suppliers. The announcement was received ...   
5/2/2013
Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), a forestry giant that has been widely criticized for its role in driving deforestation and contributing to social conflict in Indonesia, today announced a zero deforestation policy that could have a dramatic impact on ...   
4/2/2013
One of the world's biggest pulp and paper companies said it would stop using timber from Indonesia's natural forests and only use trees from plantations in a drive that an environmental group said may be a milestone if the company keeps its ...   
31/12/2012
2012 was another year of mixed news for the world's tropical forests. This is a look at some of the most significant tropical rainforest-related news stories for 2012. There were many other important stories in 2012 and some were ...   
31/10/2012
After months of pressure from Greenpeace on its alleged links to deforestation in Indonesia, KFC UK/Ireland has adopted a forest policy that excludes fiber sourced via conversion of tropical rainforests. The policy excludes suppliers like Asia ...   
12/10/2012
Back in 2010, the activist group Rainforest Action Network sent a bunch of children's books to a lab for analysis. The group learned that the paper in most books - including those from The Walt Disney Co., which is the world's largest ...   
11/10/2012
Disney this week announced sweeping changes to its paper-sourcing policy that will exclude fiber produced via the destruction of tropical rainforests. The policy comes in response to a campaign by the Rainforest Action Network, an ...   
3/4/2012
Several multinational companies have vowed to boycott the huge forestry conglomerate, Asia Pulp and Paper, after a public outcry after evidence emerged of illegal logging by APP in Indonesia, that is damaging the habitat of rare animals such as ...   
2/3/2012
It's not spring yet, but corporate responsibility, and maybe some new savvy about rainforest politics, has been blooming all over. National Geographic makes books in addition to magazines; they're the latest paper consumer to respond to ...   
18/1/2012
Nowadays, major brands do everything in their power to preserve their reputation and increase profit margins without disrupting the environment. Levi Strauss & Company is one of them, committing to use organic cotton and decrease the carbon ...   
17/1/2012
Levi Strauss & Company had issued a new policy that will exclude fiber from controversial sources from its products. The move will effectively bar Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) as a supplier, according to the Rainforest Action Network, a green group ...   
28/12/2011
2011 was designated as "Year of the Forests" by the United Nations. While there was relatively little progress on intergovernmental forest protection programs during the year, a lot happened elsewhere. Below is a look at some of the biggest ...   
2/10/2011
According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), deforestation causes a fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions. In addition to storing more than 1 trillion tons of the world’s carbon, forests purify water, protect soils, ...   
19/7/2011
While the quasi-apocalyptic tumult over carbon pricing has dominated the Australian media for the best part of 2011, another fierce, albeit less high profile, environmental debate has entered its final stages – the labelling of palm oil on ...   
8/7/2011
Lego applauded for banning suppliers accused of driving deforestation Danish toymaker responds to Greenpeace campaign against paper products from Indonesian rainforestsLego has been hailed as an environmental leader of the toy-making ...   
7/7/2011
Lego banishes Asia Pulp & Paper due to deforestation linkIn response to a campaign by Greenpeace asserting that packaging used for its iconic toy building blocks is contributing to deforestation in Indonesia, the LEGO Group on Thursday ...   
8/6/2011
Barbie destroys rainforests, says Greenpeace, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Greenpeace has accused Mattel, the US maker of Barbie dolls, of contributing to the wanton destruction of carbon-rich Indonesian forests and habitats of endangered species like Sumatran tigers. On Tuesday, Greenpeace activists dressed as ...   
8/6/2011
The US maker of the most popular doll ever created, Barbie, has been accused of contributing to the destruction of Indonesian forests and habitats of endangered species by the environmental watchdog organization outfit, Greenpeace, reports the ...   
8/6/2011
Greenpeace said on Wednesday it had evidence that Barbie doll packaging comes from Indonesian rainforests, accusing toy manufacturers such as Mattel and Walt Disney Co of contributing to the country's rapid deforestation. On Tuesday, ...   
8/6/2011
We've had Barbie the princess, Barbie the doctor, and now we've a new model - Barbie the evil tiger killer. According to Greenpeace, the dolls' packaging is produced using timber from Indonesian rainforests, home to endangered species ...   
8/6/2011
Greenpeace said on Wednesday it had evidence that Barbie doll packaging comes from Indonesian rainforests, accusing toy manufacturers such as Mattel and Walt Disney Co of contributing to the country's rapid deforestation. On Tuesday, ...   
8/6/2011
Greenpeace on Wednesday accused Mattel, the US maker of Barbie dolls, of contributing to the wanton destruction of carbon-rich Indonesian forests and habitats of endangered species like Sumatran tigers. The environmental group said ...   

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