Asian Pulp Paper: NGOs report claim concession permits revoked

  Jakarta. On 2 February 2017 the Jakarta based NGO Greenomics Indonesia reported the Indonesian paper giant Asian Pulp Paper had some of its concession...

Greenpeace: 7 Protesters Arrested, Charged After Climbing Crane in D.C.

  The seven environmental activists who climbed a 270-foot construction crane just blocks away from the White House Wednesday -- and unfurled a banner that...

Jokowi officials: APP stands accused in Indonesia

  Indonesia’s Ministry of the Environment and Forestry has reiterated that no legal authorization was ever granted to the giant conglomerate Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) to...

Indonesia: Greenpeace sued by Jokowi government

  JAKARTA — The Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry is going to court over a successful freedom of information request by Greenpeace, setting the...

Greenpeace: Jokowi Government sanctions APP

  JAKARTA - Via an official and legally-binding letter (Dec 5), Indonesia’s Minister of the Environment and Forestry, Dr Siti Nurbaya, has ordered three Asia Pulp...

WWF and Greenpeace break with Indonesia’s pulp and paper giant APRIL

  The construction of a 3km canal in Indonesia has led Greenpeace and WWF to suspend its partnership with one of Indonesia’s biggest pulp and...

EU decides against tinkering with flagship nature directives

  The executive on 7 December 2016 confirmed what many NGOs and environmental groups hoped would happen: the Birds and Habitats Directives will not be...

Germany: Must lead the G20 on climate and energy policy

  On 1 December, Germany assumed the G20 presidency. This group of states encompasses climate and energy policy heavyweights. The G20 countries are responsible for 80...

Obama’s dirty secret: the fossil fuel projects the US littered around the world

  Seemingly little connects a community in India plagued by toxic water, a looming air pollution crisis in South Africa and a new fracking boom...

A Forgotten Step in Saving African Wildlife: Protecting the Rangers

  Anna Phiri was 15 when her mother, a park ranger in Zambia, was murdered by poachers. On Sept. 2, 2010, Esnart Paundi was standing guard...
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