Tag Archive | pulp and paper

Angesagt – aus der Arbeit von Watch Indonesia!

Angesagt – aus der Arbeit von Watch Indonesia!


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Posted on 12:01 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Recent Activities, East Timor, Papua, Politics & Democracy, Publications, Rainforest, Security Sector, Society & Religion, Transitional Justice, Environment & Climate, SUARA magazine
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Greenpeace Besetzungsaktion in Riau und die Hintergründe

Greenpeace Besetzungsaktion in Riau und die Hintergründe


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Posted on 11:50 PM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Aerial bombardment of peasants in Sumatran village


Berlin, 23rd December 2008

Press Release

On Thursday, 18th December, hundreds of police and paramilitaries attacked the Sumatran village Suluk Bongkal in Riau Province with tear gas and guns. A helicopter dropped incendiary devices on the village, with eye witnesses alleging that napalm was used. Hundreds of houses immediately went up in flames. Two young children were killed and many people were injured. Most of the villagers have fled into the forest. Others have been arrested. Two days later, a helicopter flew ... read more

Posted on 04:31 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Environment & Climate, Watch's Press Releases & Statements
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Holz-Monokulturen im Großmaßstab bedrohen das Leben

Holz-Monokulturen im Großmaßstab bedrohen das Leben


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Posted on 03:57 PM in Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Gut Holz!

Gut Holz!


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Posted on 11:37 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Conflict: Indigenous People, Palm Oil, Conservationist and Carbon Trading

Conflict: Indigenous People, Palm Oil, Conservationist and Carbon Trading


Redamazon, 12 November, 2007

http://redamazon.wordpress.com/2007/11/12/conflict-indigenous-people-palm-oil-conservationist-and-carbon-trading/

Read the interview below, it is a good example of how the energy shift is going the wrong way. Everyone wants a piece of the Indonesian Rainforest: logging companies, palm oil companies, carbon offsetting companies and conservationist companies such as WWF. In the name of „reducing carbon emissions” some of these companies are taking over the rainforest without consulting the Indigenous People living there and without taking in account their knowledge of how to preserve the ... read more

Posted on 01:12 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Holzraubbau und Brandrodung bedrohen Sumatras Urwald

Holzraubbau und Brandrodung bedrohen Sumatras Urwald


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Posted on 01:07 PM in Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Indonesia: Trouble At The Mill. UFS To Open New Wood Chip Mill

Indonesia: Trouble At The Mill. UFS To Open New Wood Chip Mill


WRM Bulletin 111, October 2006

By Chris Lang

Later this year, United Fiber Systems plans to open a new 700,000 tonnes a year wood chip mill at Alle-Alle on the island of Pulau Laut. The mill is the first step of UFS’ proposed pulp developments for Kalimantan. The wood chips will be exported to feed pulp and paper mills in China.

For more than a year, UFS has been involved in negotiations to take over the 525,000 tonnes ... read more

Posted on 02:41 PM in Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, 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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Retten Sie die letzten Naturwälder!

Retten Sie die letzten Naturwälder!


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Posted on 01:19 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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