Monthly Archives: novembre 2011

Five wild cat species documented in Sumatran forest imperiled by logging

A single forest corridor in Sumatra has yielded camera trap photos of five wild cats species, including the Critically Endangered Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae). Photos were also taken of the Sunda clouded leopard (Neofelis diardi), the marbled cat (Pardofelis … Continue reading

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Indonesia: new report questions legitimacy of Asia Pulp & Paper’s greenwashing

A new report by an Indonesian environmental group casts doubt on Asia Pulp & Paper’s commitment to sustainability. In its corporate social responsibility reports and advertisements, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of Indonesia’s largest pulp and paper suppliers, has … Continue reading

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Ecolabel backing APP greenwash

Paper made by a subsidiary of Indonesian firm Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) has been cleared of breaching EU ecolabel criteria. An official report by the European Commission has ruled that key products manufactured by Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) … Continue reading

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The Dutch Advertising Authority: APP adverts are misleading

Deforestation does not protect the environment. The paper giant Asia Pulp & paper Paper (APP) got its adverts forbidden in the Netherlands. The Dutch Advertising Code Commission (DACC) judged that APP’s TV and paper adverts, which positions APP as a … Continue reading

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Rainforests: Greenpeace under pressure in Indonesia

The city administration of Jakarta is moving against Greenpeace Indonesia as it plans to evict staff from their national headquarters in Kemang, South Jakarta. After Greenpeace campaign against paper giant Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), the Betawi Brotherhood Forum (FBR), … Continue reading

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Deforestation is a bad game

Bad news for Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). The company, responsible of large-scale deforestation in Indonesia, is witnessing a wave of contract cancellations. After Mattel and Lego, also Hasbro, makers of Transformers, G.I. Joe, My Little Pony, Monopoly, and many … Continue reading

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