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Adapting in a carbon pool?

Adapting in a carbon pool?


Routledge, August 2018, A Critical Approach to Climate Change Adaption, Chapter III.8

Politicising climate change at Sumatra’s oil palm frontier

 ]onas Hein and Yvonne Kunz

 

Introduction

When visiting villages in Jambi province on the island of Sumatra in 2013, peasants told us that the Indonesian Government had recently proclaimed their forests to be ‘lungs of the earth’. This phrase is the local interpretation of a recent concept developed by economists and conservationists within the context ... read more

Posted on 01:58 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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RSPO Principles and Criteria Draft (v2)

RSPO Principles and Criteria Draft (v2)


July 16, 2018

Dear RSPO Members and Consumer Goods Manufacturing Companies:

We are writing to you regarding the proposed revisions to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Principles & Criteria (P&C). The second draft was released recently for public consultation, ending on August 4, 2018.

The undersigned NGOs are concerned about existing deficiencies in the proposed requirements. Stronger reforms are needed to bring the P&C in line with the ‘no deforestation, no peat, no exploitation’ (NDPE) standards adopted by ... read more

Posted on 12:32 AM in Agro Fuels, Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Open Letters, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Simbar Wareh

Simbar Wareh


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Posted on 04:36 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Stur und selbstbestimmt

Stur und selbstbestimmt


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Posted on 12:24 AM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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From Dreams to Nightmares

From Dreams to Nightmares


Tourism Watch, July 2018

https://www.tourism-watch.de/node/2669

Children as Victims of Sex Tourism in Bali

by Yuliati Umrah

Bali is a heaven for millions of tourists from other countries. Hotels, restaurants and other tourist facilities are mushrooming in the southern and central regions of Bali. Many Balinese women working in this sector also engage in sexual relations with foreign tourists. Where these relationships result in pregnancies, the women and children may eventually be left to their own devices. The Indonesian ... read more

Posted on 01:54 AM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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20th Anniversary of the ‘Biak Massacre’, West Papua

20th Anniversary of the ‘Biak Massacre’, West Papua


 

 

London, New York, Berlin, Wuppertal, Geneva, 6 July 2018

Joint Statement of Solidarity

 20th Anniversary of the ‘Biak Massacre’, West Papua

Today – July 6, 2018 – we stand in solidarity with the people of West Papua in commemorating the 20th anniversary of the torture, rape, killing and disappearances of many children, women and men who gathered near a water tower by Biak Port in West Papua for a peaceful protest against the Indonesian Government.

On July 6 1998, the Indonesian ... read more

Posted on 03:42 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Press Releases, Publications
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Palmöl im Tank: Offener Brief an Wirtschaftsminister Altmaier

Palmöl im Tank: Offener Brief an Wirtschaftsminister Altmaier


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Anti-Palmöl Ideologie in Europa und norwegischer Fisch aus der EU

Anti-Palmöl Ideologie in Europa und norwegischer Fisch aus der EU


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Posted on 04:55 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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HeidelbergCement: Streit über Projekte in Konfliktzonen

HeidelbergCement: Streit über Projekte in Konfliktzonen


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„Prügel kriegen wir immer“

„Prügel kriegen wir immer“


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