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The Future of Paper

The Future of Paper


28 April 2015

A short video on paper cosumption

  The Future of Paper (flv, 7.224 kB)

Posted on 02:56 AM in Feature, joint position papers, Indonesia, Position Papers, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Indonesien: Das schmutzige Geschäft der Palmöl-Produzenten

Indonesien: Das schmutzige Geschäft der Palmöl-Produzenten


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Posted on 11:17 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Palm Oil and Biofuels Policy Reform

Palm Oil and Biofuels Policy Reform


February 2015

Open Letter to the European Parliament

Dear Members of the European Parliament,

We, the undersigned organisations, as representatives of civil society from across Asia, Africa and Latin America, are seriously concerned about the devastating impact that Europe’s demand for biofuels is having on our forests and millions of our people, and about its significant contribution to rising greenhouse gas emissions.
Soon, you will vote on vital reforms to EU biofuels policy. Unless you take action to ... read more

Posted on 10:33 PM in Agro Fuels, Activities, Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Land & Indigenous Rights, Open Letters, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Umwelt und Ressourcen indigener Völker in der Asien-Pazifik Region

Umwelt und Ressourcen indigener Völker in der Asien-Pazifik Region


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Posted on 01:55 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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EPN welcomes Asia Pulp and Paper’s commitment on forest restoration and conservation

EPN welcomes Asia Pulp and Paper’s commitment on forest restoration and conservation


28 April 2014

Media release

The Environmental Paper Networks (EPN) of Europe and North America cautiously welcome today’s announcement by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) of a plan to work with global and local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to restore and support the conservation of one million hectares of rainforest across Indonesia.

With its announcement, APP commits to all elements of “The First Test”, a set of Performance Milestones developed by the EPN in September last year (1), to guide the ... read more

Posted on 11:43 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Handeln ist gefragt!

Handeln ist gefragt!


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Posted on 02:40 AM in Agro Fuels, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Global Paper Vision

Global Paper Vision


Environmental Paper Network, March 2014

Our Vision

We share a common vision of a forest, pulp and paper industry that contributes to a clean, healthy, just and sustainable future for all life on earth. We seek a world with new consumption patterns that meet the needs of all people while eliminating waste and over-consumption, where paper production is less reliant on virgin fibre and not associated with loss of biodiversity or forests, maximises use of recycled materials, respects ... read more

Posted on 05:17 PM in joint position papers, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Finger weg vom Palmöl

Finger weg vom Palmöl


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Posted on 04:45 AM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Illegal trotz neuem Abkommen

Illegal trotz neuem Abkommen


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Posted on 12:53 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Europe’s agrofuels vote fails on food sovereignty, rights and climate

Europe’s agrofuels vote fails on food sovereignty, rights and climate


13 September 2013

Joint statement by DTE, 11.11.11, Misereror, Watch Indonesia! and WALHI

A crucial vote on agrofuels in the European Parliament on September 11th has failed to fix a flawed policy which is driving deforestation, landgrabbing, human rights abuses and undermining communities’ food sovereignty in producer countries like Indonesia.

Members of the European Parliament set a 6% cap on the use of agrofuels (land-based biofuels) to meet Europe’s demand for fuel – currently, Europe’s agrofuel consumption is 4.7%. This ... read more

Posted on 09:04 PM in Agro Fuels, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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