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World market, climate change and the hypocrisy of the North

World market, climate change and the hypocrisy of the North


11th April 2008

 

Interview with Pantoro Tri Kuswardono (WALHI)

 

Pantoro Tri Kuswardono (Torry) has been working for a year as a climate campaigner with the Indonesian environmental organisation WALHI (Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia – Friends of the Earth Indonesia). Previously he worked for WALHI’s mining campaign. After completing his engineering degree at the Institute for Technology in Bandung, he spent seven years in one of the poorest parts of Indonesia, in West Timor. There he gained many experiences ... read more

Posted on 06:31 PM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Mining, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, SUARA magazine
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Tanah Papua: Paru-paru dunia yang harus dijaga

Tanah Papua: Paru-paru dunia yang harus dijaga


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Posted on 07:19 PM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Exploitation des ressources et sécurité en Indonésie

Exploitation des ressources et sécurité en Indonésie


KOFF-Newsletter Nr. 64, 01. Februar 2008

http://www.swisspeace.ch/typo3/fileadmin/user_upload/pdf/KOFF/Newsletter/2008/64_f.pdf

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La première table ronde du KOFF consacrée cette année à l’Indonésie a montré pourquoi les conflits locaux étaient le plus souvent des conflits pour des ressources dans ce pays.

Oratrice invitée, Marianne Klute a expliqué le contexte de l’octroi de concessions pour l’exploitation des forêts primaires indonésiennes par des sociétés industrielles à Sumatra, à Kalimantan et en Papouasie occidentale. Elle a aussi exposé comment ... read more

Posted on 06:27 PM in democracy, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, security sector, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Forests in Papua: Data and Facts

Forests in Papua: Data and Facts


26th January 2008

by Marianne Klute, Watch Indonesia!

Contribution to the Forest Conference of the West Papua Network in Witten

„The last frontier“ – that’s what the environmental organisation Telapak calls the forests of Papua. During the few decades, forests have been clearcut everywhere in Indonesia. Papua is the last region with surviving large continuous forests. In recent years, however, Papua has become a hotspot for the timber industry. The forest has been vanishing rapidly, and police measures against ... read more

Posted on 03:44 PM in Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch's Studies and Reports
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Im Namen der Profitgier

Im Namen der Profitgier


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Posted on 08:01 PM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Bali Declaration: Protecting the world’s forests needs more than just money

Bali Declaration: Protecting the world’s forests needs more than just money


10th December 2007

Governments meeting in Bali, Indonesia for the 13th Conference of the Parties/3rd Meeting of the Parties to the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), 3-14 December 2007, need to recognise that this may be our last opportunity to stop runaway climate change and that with 18-20% of annual carbon emissions being caused by deforestation, protecting our forests is a key part of this. This problem is made even more important because forests are a key part ... read more

Posted on 03:36 PM in Agro Fuels, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Blut für Öl

Blut für Öl


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Posted on 02:19 PM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Stimmen im Vorfeld der Klimakonferenz in Bali:<br />Recht auf Leben, Land und Nahrung

Stimmen im Vorfeld der Klimakonferenz in Bali:
Recht auf Leben, Land und Nahrung


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Posted on 02:53 PM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Oil palm plantations? Carbon credits? Papua’s forests targeted

Oil palm plantations? Carbon credits? Papua’s forests targeted


Down to Earth, November 2007

West Papua / forests:

Large areas of Papua’s rich and diverse forests are being targeted by Indonesian and overseas investors for conversion into oil palm plantations. At the same time, discussions are in progress to reserve large areas of Papua’s forest to generate carbon credits for trade on international markets. Decisions about these developments will very probably be made over the heads of the people who will be most directly affected by them: the indigenous ... read more

Posted on 11:46 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Watch Indonesia Datangi DPRD

Watch Indonesia Datangi DPRD


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Posted on 04:22 PM in Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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