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Greenpeace protects Indonesian forests against Asia Pulp and Paper, 2009-2013

Time period
25 November, 2009 to 5 February, 2013
Total points
8 out of 10 points
Name of researcher, and date dd/mm/yyyy
Pauline Blount and Rachel Dunsmore, 04/22/2013

Immediately before
the 2009 UN Copenhagen Climate Summit, Greenpeace International took major
direct action against Asia Pulp and Paper in the heart of the Indonesian forest,
launching their “Asia Pulp & Paper under Investigation” campaign.  Thirteen Greenpeace activists locked down
cranes at Asia Pulp and Paper’s main port, attaching themselves to dangling crane
cables.  All thirteen activists were ultimately
arrested, and the last four activists occupied one of the cranes for twenty-seven hours.  Though Greenpeace activists