On February 11, Rainforest Rescue submitted a petition protesting palm-oil biodiesel to the Italian government. 86,524 people from all over the world had endorsed our campaign.
Ikea terminated logging the last primeval forests in Russian Karelia. This has been reported by Ikea's wholly-owned subsidiary Swedwood. For many years Swedwood has been clear-cutting century-old trees in the boreal forests with heavy machinery.
A court in the Aceh province in northern Sumatra sent a strong signal against the slashing and burning of rainforests: the palm oil company PT Kallista Alam has been sentenced to pay a fine of approximately 9 million US dollar as well as 21 million US dollar for reforestation of Tripa's destroyed swamp forest
Peru: protect the Amazon rainforest