Thursday, 27 July 2017

Environment

Haze unlikely to hit Singapore next week despite Indonesia fires – TODAYonline

Thursday, 27 July 2017 2:36 pm


TODAYonline
Haze unlikely to hit Singapore next week despite Indonesia fires
TODAYonline
SINGAPORE — The likelihood of transboundary haze affecting the Republic is “expected to be low” for the rest of this week and next week, said the National Environment Agency (NEA) on Thursday (July 27), as parts of Indonesia continued to be shrouded
Indonesia's disaster agency says forest fire threat to escalateReuters
'Indonesia fighting forest fires well'The Star Online
'Forest fires in Aceh: No cause for alarm'The Borneo Post
The Straits Times
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Island in the Fires: A Forest Sanctuary for Orangutans Hangs On – Yale Environment 360

Thursday, 27 July 2017 12:33 pm


Yale Environment 360
Island in the Fires: A Forest Sanctuary for Orangutans Hangs On
Yale Environment 360
… of the scientists and conservation groups, Indonesia put a halt to the destruction and created the 2,200-square-mile Sabangau National Park in 2004. The video “The Burning of Borneo's Peat Swap Forest” — winner of the 2017 Yale Environment 360

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Hong Kong Domestic Workers Being ‘Radicalized By ISIS Recruiters’ – Newsweek

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 11:02 am


South China Morning Post
Hong Kong Domestic Workers Being 'Radicalized By ISIS Recruiters'
Newsweek
… according to the report. But certain factors did play a role in their radicalization, the reports says, including a lack of identity in a new environment, an increased religious outreach from extremist Indonesian clerics, personal troubles, and the
Small number of Indonesian domestic workers radicalised while in Hong Kong, report warnsSouth China Morning Post
Daesh recruiters lure Indonesian maids working in Hong Kong, report revealsDaily Sabah

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Indonesia – Environment minister wants permanent ban on licences to use forest land – AgraNet (subscription)

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 7:30 am

IndonesiaEnvironment minister wants permanent ban on licences to use forest land
AgraNet (subscription)
IndonesiaEnvironment minister wants permanent ban on licences to use forest land. Published: 26 July 2017 11:15 AM. The Environment Minister said she wants to make permanent a moratorium on issuing new licences to use land designated as primary …

The Contentious Fight to Protect Indonesian Palm Oil – Pacific … – Pacific Standard

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 12:27 am


Pacific Standard
The Contentious Fight to Protect Indonesian Palm Oil – Pacific …
Pacific Standard
At a time when a huge number of oil palm firms are accused of grabbing indigenous lands, Indonesian authorities say nothing about the need for companies to …

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