Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: Indonesia

Massive fire erupts at Indonesian oil refinery

“The cause of the fire is not known with certainty, but at the time of the incident, it was raining heavily accompanied by lightning.”

Indonesia forces supermarkets to remove ‘palm oil-free’ products

Indonesia is the world’s top palm oil producer and this product is their biggest export. The Indonesian government has just placed a...

Indonesian ban on clearing new swaths of forest to be made...

A temporary moratorium that prohibits the issuance of new permits to clear primary and peat forests is set to be made permanent...

Otter cafés and ‘cute pets craze’ fuel illegal trafficking in Japan...

A new documentary film has been released that shines a spotlight on the illegal trade in the Asian small-clawed otter, a species listed as vulnerable and in decline by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.

8 world cities that could be underwater as oceans rise

"These global metropolises may look strong and stable, but it is a mirage. As sea levels rise, they are increasingly under threat and under water."

Tropical forests lost 40 football fields of tree cover per minute...

That amounts to 40 football fields worth of trees cut every minute of last year in a devastating blow to biodiversity and the global climate.

Deadly oil spill leaves Indonesian Bay ‘like a gas station’

Hundreds of locals have reported health issues including difficulty breathing, nausea and vomiting from the smell of fuel and black smoke.

Stepping forward to lead on Indigenous rights

Indigenous women will not sit idly by while their rights to their lands are violated—the lands that sustain them and are part of who they are as Indigenous Peoples.

Last Known Chilean Sea Bass Poaching Ship Caught in Indonesia

The Indonesian navy plans to sink the Viking within the next few days, signaling, at least temporarily, the end of the destructive practice.

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Copout in Cairo: ‘they’ just don’t care 

"Act now with environmental responsibility at the core of ones daily life; act now to force governments and businesses to respond, or look around in ten years and see ashes in your hands."

Biden accused of selling out rail workers by urging Congress to prevent strike

"Biden is siding with corporate rail bosses over the rank-and-file workers who voted against this agreement," said one progressive commentator after the president urged lawmakers to take action to force through a deal without paid sick leave.

Inequality kills. But we can stop the killing.

So argues a gripping new book from an activist physician who’s helped divine the keys to long and healthy life.

Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.