Agriculture

APP: Under fire by Jokowi officials

February 20, 2017 eco36ad 0

  A top executive of PT BAP, a company belonging to giant conglomerate Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), responded by letter in late January this year to two letters sent by Indonesia’s Minister of the Environment […]

Africa

Jokowi officials: APP stands accused in Indonesia

December 24, 2016 eco36ad 0

  Indonesia’s Ministry of the Environment and Forestry has reiterated that no legal authorization was ever granted to the giant conglomerate Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) to replant acacia in last year’s burned peatlands scattered across the […]

Africa

Greenpeace: Jokowi Government sanctions APP

December 20, 2016 eco36ad 0

  JAKARTA – Via an official and legally-binding letter (Dec 5), Indonesia’s Minister of the Environment and Forestry, Dr Siti Nurbaya, has ordered three Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) companies operating in one of the peat […]

Environment

What Was the Biggest Insect That Ever Lived?

October 16, 2016 eco36ad 0

  See how today’s largest creepy crawlies stack up against prehistoric behemoths. We like big bugs and we cannot lie. So when our friend Doug Rhodehamel wondered, “What’s the largest insect that ever lived?” Weird […]