Demand Deforestation-Free Instant Noodles
The Tokyo Olympics have been portrayed as “the greenest Games ever”, but the truth is that the road to Tokyo 2020 was paved through rainforest destruction. The Tokyo Olympics were portrayed by the organizers as “the greenest Games ever” from the moment the planning had started. But the truth is that the road to Tokyo 2020 was paved through rainforest destruction.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics and its corruption scandals are directly tied to rainforest destruction: The Games’ timber supplier Korindo was “allegedly engaged in questionable deals” as they bought up rainforests in Indonesia to harvest timber and develop palm oil plantations. But to date, the Tokyo 2020 organizers have failed to disclose how much Korindo wood they used, rejected six complaints we brought against them over their use of Korindo wood, and only partially disclosed where the wood was sourced from.
INVESTIGATIVE REPORT: Rainforest defenders, torture and banks
What do human rights abuses, 2020 Olympics and banks have in common? Wrongfully arrested and tortured by police for defending their own land… These are just a couple of the unimaginable human tragedies we’ve discovered in the rainforests of North Maluku, Indonesia.