Monday, May 23, 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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One-stop fix to the election rejection scam: Demand candidates must accept the ...

If we don’t stop this scourge of election rejection, then the future (and innate rights) of citizen voting are bleak

The Ukraine war’s collateral damage

Is the health of an overheating world at stake?

4 ways the media does a disservice to sexual assault survivors

People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

In politics, money will always talk. Unless…

In an unequal society, a society dominated by concentrated wealth, democracy will always be “damnably difficult.”

Bill Baird’s battle for legalized abortion and Roe v. Wade

"This is a religious war,” says Baird of the intense push to make abortion illegal.“