GREENPEACE — This Company Promised to Stop Deforestation. But We Caught Them Out — REFLECTIONS — PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES group

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Contest — Fences

GREENPEACE

In 2013, Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) bowed to pressure from Greenpeace, other NGOs, and its customers, promising to turn off its bulldozers and end its addiction to deforestation. Yet since then, almost 8,000 hectares of forest and peatland has been cleared in two concessions linked to APP and its parent company the Sinar Mas Group.

Here’s what we found: almost 8,000 hectares of forest and peatland has been cleared in two concessions linked to APP and its parent company the Sinar Mas Group since 2013. We put these allegations to APP and Sinar Mas, but the group failed to provide a credible response or to take meaningful action.

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GREENPEACE –The palm oil industry promises reform, but there’s still no sign of change — PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES group

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Contest — Mountains

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Children play without wearing any protection at the playground while the air is engulfed with thick haze from the forest fires  in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Children play without wearing any protection at the playground while the air is engulfed with thick haze from the forest fires at Sei Ahass village, Kapuas district in Central Kalimantan province on Borneo island, Indonesia.

Indonesia’s people and environment are paying for the industry’s failure. The country has lost 31 million hectares of forest – an area almost the size of Germany – since 1990. A recent study on Borneo and Sumatra orangutans showed that the population has significantly declined, with destruction of their habitat a leading cause of the crisis. Forest destruction has also contributed to the annual fires and haze crisis that threatens the health of people across Southeast Asia. One study estimated that the 2015 fires crisis contributed to over 100,000 premature deaths.

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GREENPEACE — BEES — PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES group

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Contest — Sunrise Sunsets over Water

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SAVE THE BEES

Avoid pesticides to save pollinators.

Some pesticides pose direct risk to pollinators. The elimination of bee-harming chemicals from agriculture is a crucial and most-effective first step to protect the health of bee populations.

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GREENPEACE — VICTORY! WORLD’S LARGEST OCEAN SANCTUARY ESTABLISHED OFF ANTARCTICA — PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES group

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Greenpeace

It’s alive! Today, the largest ocean sanctuary in the world was born in the Ross Sea, off the coast of Antarctica. This is a huge victory for the whales, penguins, and toothfish that live there and for the millions of people standing up to protect our oceans.

 

The Ross Sea is home to 45% of the Southern Pacific population of Weddell seals. And now it will be protected!

The Ross Sea is home to 38 percent of the world population of Adélie penguins. And now it will be an Ocean Sanctuary!

 

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Laguna Negra - Tierra del Fuego National Park

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Contest — Farmland

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