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Keine Hermesbürgschaft für Regenwaldzerstörung

Keine Hermesbürgschaft für Regenwaldzerstörung


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Posted on 05:49 PM in Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Hermesbürgschaft für Regenwaldzerstörung muss gestoppt werden!

Hermesbürgschaft für Regenwaldzerstörung muss gestoppt werden!


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Posted on 02:45 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Hermesbürgschaft für Regenwaldzerstörung stoppen

Hermesbürgschaft für Regenwaldzerstörung stoppen


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Posted on 10:27 AM in Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Flood desaster in Bukit Lawang

Flood desaster in Bukit Lawang


09 November, 2003

Watch Indonesia! – call for help

Dear readers,

enclosed we send you some new information on the flood disaster in Bukit Lawang/Bohorok, North Sumatra. Politicians blame illegal loggers for the disaster, labelling them as „terrorists“. However, we don´t know yet what kind of action they are planning to take in this new kind of „war on terrorism“. Meanwhile The Jakarta Post reports on heavy irregularities in the distribution of donations to ... read more

Posted on 03:17 PM in Disasters, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch's Press Releases & Statements
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The Federal Government of Germany and the German Bundestag must ban the import of illegal timber now!

The Federal Government of Germany and the German Bundestag must ban the import of illegal timber now!


13 October 2003

Appeal for measures against illegal timber trade

Illegal logging and timber trade are – as well as legal overexploitation – one of the main reasons for the destruction of forests, especially primary forests. According to World Bank estimates, the timber exporting countries are losing about EUR 10 – 15 billion in taxes by these illegal dealings. Illegal logging destroys enormous forest areas, threatens biodiversity and ruins the basis of life of the local population. Forest and ... read more

Posted on 09:47 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Kahlschlag auf Sumatra stoppen

Kahlschlag auf Sumatra stoppen


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Posted on 04:18 PM in Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Indonesien soll Kahlschlag auf Sumatra stoppen

Indonesien soll Kahlschlag auf Sumatra stoppen


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Posted on 10:01 AM in Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Unbeschreibliches Papier aus Tropenholz

Unbeschreibliches Papier aus Tropenholz


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Posted on 09:52 AM in Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Indonesia: una nueva víctima en relación con Indorayon

Indonesia: una nueva víctima en relación con Indorayon


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WRM, 04 August 2000

La fábrica de celulosa y rayón de Indorayon (PT IIU) en Porsea, Norte de Sumatra, ha provocado un prolongado conflicto ambiental en la región, donde los campesinos y las ONGs locales han venido exigiendo su clausura debido a la contaminación que afectó al Lago Toba por causa de los efluentes emitidos por la industria, la destrucción de los bosques de la zona y la plantación de monocultivos ... read more

Posted on 03:17 PM in Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Protest letter on Indonesian forest fires

Protest letter on Indonesian forest fires


04 Oktober 1997

Since many people asked us what they can do to stop the current disaster in Indonesia, we had to answer them that there is not much what can be done from outside. People can either spend some money to charity organizations that are running programmes to distribute masks and medicines to the suffering people in Kalimantan, Sumatra, Irian Jaya and elsewhere. The other thing you can do is to send protest letters to President Suharto, because ... read more

Posted on 02:10 AM in Disasters, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch's Open Letters
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