Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Environment

Indonesia abuzz over possible finding of extinct tiger – Mongabay.com

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 5:23 am


Mongabay.com
Indonesia abuzz over possible finding of extinct tiger
Mongabay.com
The report, which went viral across the internet, has prompted Indonesia's Ministry of Environment and Forestry and NGO World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to deploy a team to investigate and set up more camera traps to gather more information and samples.

How Top Food Companies Fail to Protect Environmental Activists in Supply Chains – Common Dreams

Monday, 18 September 2017 3:46 pm


Common Dreams
How Top Food Companies Fail to Protect Environmental Activists in Supply Chains
Common Dreams
Industrial farming of food ingredients such as soy and palm oil, for example, have led to massive deforestation and displacement of rural communities in Indonesia, Brazil, Colombia, and elsewhere throughout the globe. Activists standing up against such …

Indonesia’s Maryanto makes impact at Adelaide’s OzAsia Festival – The Australian

Monday, 18 September 2017 2:04 pm


The Australian
Indonesia's Maryanto makes impact at Adelaide's OzAsia Festival
The Australian
“The beautiful landscape that we have is like a Pandora's box … when you start digging, the problems start — civil war, environment, corruption,'' he says. “It's a problem in my country; miners are not highly taxed and it hurts the environment when

Women of childbearing age around world suffering toxic levels of … – The Guardian

Monday, 18 September 2017 10:53 am


The Guardian
Women of childbearing age around world suffering toxic levels of …
The Guardian
Study finds excessive levels of the metal, which can seriously harm unborn children, in women from Alaska to Indonesia, due to gold mining, industrial pollution …

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China to deliver two pandas to Indonesia – UPI.com

Friday, 15 September 2017 6:40 pm


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China to deliver two pandas to Indonesia
UPI.com
Indonesia is the 15th country to receive a gift of pandas from China, a species that is no longer on the endangered list but remains vulnerable because of climate change. An official with Indonesia's environment ministry told local press the country

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