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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...

Dangerous Gamble: Green UN policies target your pensions

  Financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will require some $90 trillion over the next 15 years. Unleashing corporate pension fund trillions will help hit...

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...

Ex-Mine Security Head Cleared of Murder, Assault Against Indigenous Guatemalans

  Indigenous community residents seeking justice for attacks in Guatemala faced a major setback Thursday. A judge in the Caribbean coastal city of Puerto Barrios...

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...

Indonesian government caught APP red-handed

  Three top officials from the Indonesian Ministry of the Environment and Forestry have caught red-handed the first perpetrator of peat violations since the issuance...

Greenpeace: Indonesian government accuses NGO’s creating fake news

  A press release posted on the Greenpeace website (Mar 29) claims that an unannounced inspection by the Indonesian Ministry of the Environment and Forestry of logging concession PT...

Public No Longer trusts NGOs

  Rustam Ibrahim, NGO observer revealed that public trust on NGOs is still low. “Public trust toward NGO is the lowest. It’s below the trust...

Resolute calls Greenpeace ‘lying’

  I’ve been following a fascinating case between Greenpeace and a company called Resolute Forest Products for a little while. Resolute Forest Products is a rare...

APP: Haze-linked firm accused ‘opaque with information’

  Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), one of the Indonesian companies blamed for the record-breaking haze that affected Singapore in 2015, has not provided enough...
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