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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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Posted on 03:18 PM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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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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Unruhen in Indonesien nach Hinrichtung von Christen

Unruhen in Indonesien nach Hinrichtung von Christen


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Posted on 09:47 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Regional Conflicts, 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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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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Palm oil plantations for biofuel production threaten tropical rainforest in Kalimantan

Palm oil plantations for biofuel production threaten tropical rainforest in Kalimantan


Open Letter

October 13, 2005

Francois Lamoureux Director-General Directorate-General Energy and Transport European Commission Dear. Mr. Lamoureux,

I am writing to express my concern about using palm oil and soya biomass as biofuels. To fulfill the demand for biofuel, large areas of tropical rainforests are currently already converted into plantations, with the effect, that lowland rainforest, especially in Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, are cut down. Considering geological and ecological conditions in Borneo, in only a few years Borneo will become a ... read more

Posted on 08:19 AM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch's Open Letters
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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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Indonesien will UN-Expertenkommission die Einreise verweigern

Indonesien will UN-Expertenkommission die Einreise verweigern


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Posted on 03:04 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice, Watch's Open Letters
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Controlling Timber Imports into the EU

Controlling Timber Imports into the EU


14 December 2004

Joint NGO Statement

This statement outlines what we, the undersigned NGOs, believe must be done at EU level, as part of the EU process on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) to address the import of illegally sourced timber in the EU and the illegal practices of the EU timber industry. Although this statement focuses on illegal logging, we would like to state that legal and illegal logging are often closely linked and that legal ... read more

Posted on 08:46 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Kirchliche Organisationen und Nicht-Regierungs-Organisationen (NROs)  fordern von Bundesregierung und EU Partnern aktive Menschenrechtspolitik gegenüber Indonesien

Kirchliche Organisationen und Nicht-Regierungs-Organisationen (NROs) fordern von Bundesregierung und EU Partnern aktive Menschenrechtspolitik gegenüber Indonesien


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Posted on 12:46 PM in Aceh, democracy, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Papua, Publications, security sector
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