Indonesian court revokes license for the Cirebon coal plant

  Foreign NGOs, primarily Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth through its local chapter WALHI, and Friends of the Earth Japan, 350.org and others, succeeded to...

Indonesia: Calls for firing forestry minister Siti Norbaiti increase

  Environment and Forestry Minister, Siti Nurbaya Bakar deemed she does perform well in dealing with  European Union countries which plan to boycott Indonesian forestry...

Think-Tank Calls for More Staple Food Imports Ahead of Ramadan

  The government may need to import staple foods ahead of Ramadan, as existing policies to reduce prices have yet to make an impact, a Jakarta-based think-tank...

Nearly 30% of Food Products Contain Residue of Pesticide Glyphosate: CFIA Report

  The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says it has found trace amounts of a widely-used and controversial herbicide in roughly 30 per cent of food...

Indonesian Parliament: New EU peat regulation has negative domino effect

  Much to the delight of the foreign NGOs the new EU peat swamp regulations is triggering a trade war and sours bilateral relationships between...

Europe’s Coffee Roasters Hit by Poor Bean Quality After Vietnam Rains

  Major European coffee buyers such as Nestlé are struggling to obtain supplies of premium robusta beans after heavy rains in Vietnam last year wreaked havoc...

Higher Fuel Prices Drive up India’s Inflation to Five-Month High

  Higher fuel costs drove up India's headline inflation to its highest level in five months in March, data released on Wednesday (12/04) showed, vindicating...

One Number to Rule Them All

  Can we agree on the extent of global deforestation? Center for International Forestry and Research Director-General Peter Holmgren breaks it down. Deforestation is one of our...

NGOs Start Universiade Food Plan

  Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have launched a campaign to make use of surplus food at the upcoming Universiade in Taipei, drawing on the example of...

FDA Flip-Flops on Fungicide Residue Law Decision

  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday banned use of fluopyram in tea cultivation, two weeks after it increased the fungicide's maximum allowable...
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