Tag Archives: the environment

Central Java: Villagers protest government mine

Crackdown on villagers highlights heavy hand of Indonesia’s ‘strategic’ projects by Hans Nicholas Jong on 14 February 2022 – news-mongabay.com Banner-image The heavy-handed arrest of 67 people, including 13 children, by police in Indonesia has shone a spotlight on long-simmering opposition to … Les meir

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The Green Economic Growth program for Papua cancels – Shame on the UK!

Exclusive: UK cancels «highly effective» green program in Indonesia By William Worley // 15 June 2021 – devex.com Environment & Natural Resources Funding Trade & Policy United Kingdom Indonesia The U.K. government is cutting a “highly effective” green growth program designed to prevent … Les meir

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Norwegian Oil Company Pushed Out of Australian Waters!

Equinor scraps plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight Cliffs at the Great Australian Bight. Source: Getty Planned oil exploration in the Great Australian Bight will not go ahead after company Equinor decided to end the $200 … Les meir

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Our Capitalistic Footprint

Ethan Daniels/Shutterstock Large plastic items are thought to degrade into microplastic in the ocean, but evidence of this is scarce. More than 5 trillion plastic pieces, with a combined mass of more than 250,000 tonnes, are floating in the ocean, … Les meir

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Indonesias corrupt forestry sector and world climate

This file photo taken on August 5, 2010 during an aerial survey mission by Greenpeace shows logging concession in Jambi province located in Sumatra island. — AFP pic BERAU, Jan 1 2014 — Deep in the forests of Borneo island, … Les meir

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