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November 10th, 2006
-for immediate release-
Joint Press Release by Ecological Internet, Biofuelwatch, Watch Indonesia! and Save the Rainforest (Germany)
At Nairobi, governments are debating the future of the Kyoto Protocol and action to prevent the most serious impacts of climate change. So far, they appear to have ignored to address one of the greatest single sources of carbon emissions: the destruction of South-east Asia’s peatlands and forests. The annual emissions from annual peat and forest fires ... read more
29 June 2006
By Alex Flor
„I can’t recall how I got out here, but somehow I did. I was sleeping when it happened,” says Pak Ridwan (not his real name), standing in front of a heap of rubble that once has been his house. He and his wife had no injuries when they found themselves outside their house after it collapsed. Others were less lucky. Six people, amongst them two children, lost their lives in this small village near ... read more