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Will Indonesia Destroy Forest for Biofuel?
Environment  (tags: Greed, Indonesia, rainforest, deforestation, ecosystems, destruction )

Linda
- 182 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Bad news for the rainforest & its inhabitants: Indonesias President is planning a $1.35 billion biofuel subsidy that would speed up deforestation. The palm oil barons are looking forward to the windfall & are ready to fire up the chainsaws. Please HELP!
Indonesian Coal Mining Boom Is Leaving Trail of Destruction
Environment  (tags: mining interests, Indonesia, environment, deforestation, pollution, worlddestruction, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 193 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Since 2000, Indonesian coal production has increased five-fold to meet growing domestic demand for electricity and feed export markets in Asia. The intensive mining is leading to the clearing of rainforest and the pollution of rivers and rice paddies.
As Indonesia Burns, Its Government Moves to Increase Forest Destruction
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, Indonesia, peat, fires, deforestation, palm oil, world, protection )

Cal
- 216 days ago - theecologist.org
In the midst of its worst fire crisis in living memory, the Indonesian government is taking a leap backward on forest protection.
TAKE ACTION: Indonesian Haze: No Oil Palms on Peat! Revoke PT PEAKâEUR(TM)s License NOW
Environment  (tags: wetlands, indonesia, rainforest, forests )

Dogan
- 235 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Fires continue to ravage IndonesiaâEUR(TM)s peatlands, yet the government is permitting PT PEAK, a palm oil company, to destroy a valuable peat dome currently under restoration. Tell the Indonesian government to revoke PT PEAKâEUR(TM)s license
Malaysia's Najib Razak Demands Indonesia Take Action Over Haze
Environment  (tags: Malaysia, Prime Minister, Najib Razak, Indonesia, illegal forest fires, haze, closed most schools )

RosieFxng
- 266 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Malaysian Prime Minister has demanded Indonesia take action against companies responsible for illegal forest fires blanketing the region in smoke. Malaysia has closed most schools for 2 days over health concerns. Fires are used to clear land.
Simply Breathing the Air Kills 3.3 Million People Every Year
Environment  (tags: air pollution, toxins, particles, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, US, mega-cities, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, domestic fuels, agriculture )

Evelyn
- 281 days ago - motherjones.com
Air pollution kills 3.3 million people per year. And that number could double by 2050 if nothing is done to clean up the dangerous levels tiny particles, toxins, and ozone that blanket many countries, especially in Asia
TAKE ACTION: Indonesia: Ban the Trade in Wild Birds!
Environment  (tags: endangered, wildlife, trade, wild birds, indonesia, biodiversity )

Dogan
- 316 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
ItâEUR(TM)s a scene out of a nightmare âEUR" thousands of birds are packed tightly into small cages in IndonesiaâEUR(TM)s markets. The birdcatchers supplying these markets are accelerating extinction and having an incalculable impact on biodiversity.
End Deforestation in Indonesia
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, sumatran, indonesia, petition )

Scooby
- 348 days ago - change.org
A large sum of palm oil expansion occurs at the expense of biodiversity in Indonesia. Because of this, over 300,000 different animals in the rainforest of Borneo and Sumatra are killed, injured and lost.
If Not Us Then Who
Environment  (tags: short films, Tacloban, Honduras, Indonesia, Liberia, Nicaragua, Peru, Philippines, Uganda, Bonn, Brazil, Costa Rica, France )

Dandelion
- 377 days ago - ifnotusthenwho.me
This is a series of short films about people around the world that are standing up and taking back their lives and protecting their environments. The films also show what needs to be done. Scroll to the bottom for additional short films.
STOP BHP'S DESTRUCTION IN INDONESIA
Environment  (tags: BHP, IndoMet Mining Project, Indonesia, Borneo, deforestation, damage to rivers of Barito Basin )

RosieFxng
- 398 days ago - communityrun.org
The IndoMet Mining Project threatens 865,000 acres of Borneo rainforest with mass deforestation and damage to rivers of the upper Barito basin, the forests are sensitive, full of biodiversity and as yet unscientifically researched. Petition CEO to abandon
Aceh to Fell 1,000 Hectares of Illegally Planted Oil Palm Plantations
Environment  (tags: Indonesia, Aceh, conservation, environment, Palm oil plantation, clearance, revert to protected forest, Leuser Ecosystem, good news )

Evelyn
- 422 days ago - thejakartaglobe.beritasatu.com
Work to demolish the oil palm plantations in the Leuser Ecosystem Area in Tamiang district will start on Monday, according to Tezar Pahlevi. "Whether they like it or not they must give up the land because they have illegally converted protected forest
Proposed Law Could Decimate Indonesia's Remaining Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Indonesia, development, local control, indigenous rights, indigenous rights humans, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, humans, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 471 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A seemingly well-intended law that aims to turn forests over to traditional users could instead lead to large-scale destruction of Indonesia's native ecosystems, warns a prominent conservation biologist.
Santander: Stop Financing Extinction!
Environment  (tags: Santander, extinction, diggers, indonesia, rainforests, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, wildlife )

Lone
- 503 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
Right now, diggers are obliterating IndonesiaâEUR(TM)s rainforests, pushing orangutans, tigers and sun bears to the edge of extinction.
Indonesia: Palm Oil Expansion Drives Massive Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: illegallogging, indonesia, deforestation, lack ofr law enforcement, world, wildlife, protection, forests, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 530 days ago - theecologist.org
Traditional logging has been replaced by the mass clearance of rainforest for oil palm plantations, creating massive supplies of hugely profitable but often illegal timber
The Blue Lava of Ijen, Indonesia
Environment  (tags: blue lava, volcanoes, Indonesia, sulfur in magma, photographer Olivier Grunewaldenvironmen )

Nancy
- 574 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Of all volcanos in the world, the Ijen Volcano complex is the most rare and unique as the lava it produces is blue.
 

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