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Joint letter on UPM-Kymenne’s cooperation with APRIL

Joint letter on UPM-Kymenne’s cooperation with APRIL


December 20th, 2006

To:
Jussi Pesonen
President & CEO
UPM-Kymmene Oyj                                               

Dear Jussi Pesonen,

We, the undersigned citizens’ organisations, are deeply concerned about UPM-Kymmene’s on-going supplying of pulp from Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd (APRIL). APRIL’s operations in Riau Province, Indonesia, are causing irreplaceable destruction of nature and social problems.

UPM has been involved with APRIL nearly ten years. During this time main problems of APRIL’s operations — supplying fibre from natural forests, large-scale conversion of rainforests for pulp ... read more

Posted on 04:14 AM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Watch Indonesia! fordert Verzicht auf Biodiesel aus indonesischem Palmöl

Watch Indonesia! fordert Verzicht auf Biodiesel aus indonesischem Palmöl


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German version

Posted on 03:18 PM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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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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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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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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NGO-Bündnis lehnt Einsatz von Biodiesel auf Kosten der Regenwälder ab

NGO-Bündnis lehnt Einsatz von Biodiesel auf Kosten der Regenwälder ab


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Posted on 03:31 PM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Call for an immediate moratorium on EU incentives for agrofuels, EU imports of agrofuels and EU agroenergy monocultures

Call for an immediate moratorium on EU incentives for agrofuels, EU imports of agrofuels and EU agroenergy monocultures


27 June 2005

The undersigned call for an immediate moratorium on EU incentives for agrofuels and agroenergy from large-scale monocultures including tree plantations and a moratorium on EU imports of such agrofuels. This includes the immediate suspension of all targets, incentives such as tax breaks and subsidies which benefit agrofuels from large-scale monocultures, including financing through carbon trading mechanisms, international development aid or loans from international finance organisations such as the World Bank. This call also responds to ... read more

Posted on 02:13 AM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Environment & Climate
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