Tag Archive | Kalimantan / Borneo

Kendeng Movement: Speak Up for Mother Earth!

Kendeng Movement: Speak Up for Mother Earth!


Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, 19 December 2018

https://th.boell.org/en/2018/12/19/kendeng-movement-speak-mother-earth

“What is called pest for farmers is not only plant hoppers, but also adverse policies”. This sentence was written on the shirt that Guno was wearing that night. Together with dozens of other people, he walked down the road in the North Kendeng Mountains. Passing through villages in Districts of Kayen and Tambakromo, Regency of Pati, Central Java. Black clothes wrapped around the bodies of village residents who marched carrying torches that night. They were doing ... read more

Posted on 04:07 AM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Indigene Rechte und der Anbau von Palmöl

Indigene Rechte und der Anbau von Palmöl


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Posted on 01:49 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Freiburg: Coal and Palm Oil in Kalimantan, Indonesia

Freiburg: Coal and Palm Oil in Kalimantan, Indonesia


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Posted on 12:07 AM in Agro Fuels, Activities, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Environment & Climate
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Den inneren Frieden bewahren

Den inneren Frieden bewahren


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Posted on 01:44 AM in Aceh, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Papua, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Society & Religion, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Im Rollstuhl zu den Orang-Utans

Im Rollstuhl zu den Orang-Utans


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Posted on 03:22 AM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Indonesian billionaire using ‘shadow companies’ to clear forest for palm oil, report alleges

Indonesian billionaire using ‘shadow companies’ to clear forest for palm oil, report alleges


Mongabay, 11 April 2018

news.mongabay.com/2018/04/indonesian-billionaire-using-shadow-companies-to-clear-forest-for-palm-oil-report-alleges

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  • Two plantation companies linked to Anthoni Salim, Indonesia’s third-richest man, are deforesting a peat swamp in Borneo, according to new research by Aidenvironment.
  • In response to the findings, Citigroup said it was cancelling all lending agreements with IndoAgri, the Salim Group’s agribusiness arm.
  • The Salim Group was previously accused of being behind four companies at the forefront of illegal oil palm expansion in Indonesia’s Papua region, employing a complex network ... read more

Posted on 01:27 AM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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So predictable but still unstoppable?

So predictable but still unstoppable?


In the spotlight, January 05, 2018

by Yvonne Kunz

 

Oil palm plantations seem to be a pest to Indonesian forests. Sumatra and Kalimantan are already plastered with vast plantations, islands that used to be vastly covered by forests. Research on the ecological and socio-economic impacts of this transformation has been conducted for years and years. While results are often complex and not always finding a common answer, data for the affected regions at the same time reveal ... read more

Posted on 01:17 AM in "In the Spotlight", Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Arbeitslose Intellektuelle stören Indonesiens Wirtschaft

Arbeitslose Intellektuelle stören Indonesiens Wirtschaft


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Posted on 09:29 PM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Wow, Jumlah Kursi Anggota DPR Akan Berubah?

Wow, Jumlah Kursi Anggota DPR Akan Berubah?


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Posted on 07:34 PM in democracy, Elections & Political Parties, Indonesia, Publications, 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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