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Indonesia Deforestation

Towards a Global Definition of Sustainable Palm Oil

Robert Hii | Posted 12.20.2015 | Green
Robert Hii

It would be an act against conservation to reject a platform that would address the environmental needs of the global community while improving socio-economic needs for local communities.

Saving Orangutans One Company at a Time

Robert Hii | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Robert Hii

Did all the producing members of this volume abide by the rules or is a part of it produced by members like Wilmar Group, which is being targeted by Greenpeace or Bumitama Group which was the subject of a comprehensive study by Rainforest Action Network?

Nation Extends Landmark Forest-Clearing Ban

AP | Posted 07.16.2013 | Green

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has approved a two-year extension to a landmark ban on clearing primary rainforests and peatlands, officials sai...

PHOTOS: The Pledge To Stop Indonesian Deforestation

AP | Posted 04.07.2013 | Green

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — One of the world's largest paper companies, Asia Pulp & Paper Group, has pledged to stop its suppliers from cutting down n...

200 Orangutans Left Struggling To Survive

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green

JAKARTA, March 28 (Reuters) - Forest fires and land clearing by palm oil firms could kill off within weeks about 200 orangutans in a forest in weste...

Indonesia's 'Green Governor' Allows Prime Jungle To Be Cleared For Palm Oil

AP | FAKHRURRADZIE GADE | Posted 02.08.2012 | Green


Deforestation In Malaysia Occurring Over 3x Faster Than Rest Of Asia

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AMSTERDAM — New satellite imagery shows Malaysia is destroying forests more than three times faster than all of Asia combined, and its carbon-ri...