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...

Greenpeace & WWF: APRIL not to be trusted

  JAKARTA - Two key stakeholders of APRIL’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC), Greenpeace and the WWF, have announced that they are suspending their engagement with the committee, which was formed by APRIL in...

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...

Business not yet doing enough to stop commodities destroying forests

  BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global companies that produce and use commodities such as palm oil and soy are moving too slowly to cut...

Indonesia: Government finds No peat restoration efforts across APP’s supply chain

  Jakarta - Based on the results of ground checks it has conducted at a number of Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) pulpwood concessions, Indonesia’s Ministry of the...
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