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Europas Energieprobleme nicht auf Kosten anderer lösen!

Europas Energieprobleme nicht auf Kosten anderer lösen!


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Posted on 12:08 PM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch's Press Releases & Statements
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Indonesien ist der größte Palmölproduzent der Erde

Indonesien ist der größte Palmölproduzent der Erde


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Posted on 09:04 PM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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South-East Asia’s Peat Fires and Global Warming

South-East Asia’s Peat Fires and Global Warming


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

Posted on 12:46 PM in Disasters, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Urwaldschutzgesetz abgelehnt<br />Handel mit illegalem Holz bleibt straffrei

Urwaldschutzgesetz abgelehnt
Handel mit illegalem Holz bleibt straffrei


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Posted on 11:52 AM in Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Drop plans to burn palm oil in power stations!

Drop plans to burn palm oil in power stations!


10 Oktober 2006

Letter to Richard Frost and Anita Longley, Npower (RWE)

Berlin, 10 Oktober 2006

Dear Mrs. Longley, Dear Mr. Frost,

We are deeply concerned about your plans to burn palm oil in power stations under the Renewables Obligation. The Renewables Obligation is supposed to help companies develop clean, climate-friendly technologies and a viable domestic renewable energy sector. Palm oil is neither clean nor climate-friendly. For producer countries like Indonesia, the growing demand for palm oil turns ... read more

Posted on 05:06 PM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch's Open Letters
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Indonesia: Trouble At The Mill. UFS To Open New Wood Chip Mill

Indonesia: Trouble At The Mill. UFS To Open New Wood Chip Mill


WRM Bulletin 111, October 2006

By Chris Lang

Later this year, United Fiber Systems plans to open a new 700,000 tonnes a year wood chip mill at Alle-Alle on the island of Pulau Laut. The mill is the first step of UFS’ proposed pulp developments for Kalimantan. The wood chips will be exported to feed pulp and paper mills in China.

For more than a year, UFS has been involved in negotiations to take over the 525,000 tonnes ... read more

Posted on 02:41 PM in Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Kahlschlag zertifizieren?

Kahlschlag zertifizieren?


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Posted on 04:33 PM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Ölpreis erreicht Rekord

Ölpreis erreicht Rekord


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Posted on 08:30 AM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Regierung: Deutschland kann EU-Vorgabe für Biokraftstoffe erfüllen

Regierung: Deutschland kann EU-Vorgabe für Biokraftstoffe erfüllen


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Posted on 05:14 PM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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No to deforestation diesel!

No to deforestation diesel!


18 April 2006

Joint Statement of NGO-alliance
We are a broad alliance of human rights and environmental groups who reject the use of fuel gained from palm oil to the detriment of forest ecosystems.

The global boom in palm oil turns out to be a curse for the rainforests and the local communities living there: As a consequence, forests are destroyed, soil, water and air are poisoned by agro-industrial toxins, conflicts over land erupt and the people concerned lose their ... read more

Posted on 04:09 PM in Agro Fuels, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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