Just 65c a hectare for landowners while major investors cash in LONDON: An Indonesian oil palm plantation in which Norway has a financial stake paid Papuan tribal landowners as little as US$0.65 per hectare for their forestland, the Environmental Continue Reading
Since October 2011, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and its Indonesian partner NGO Telapak have been working to highlight the plight of villagers in the remote East Kalimantan forest community of Muara Tae as they face-off against the bulldozers of Continue Reading
MUARA TAE, EAST KALIMANTAN: The fate of a Dayak community deep in the interior of East Kalimantan demonstrates how Indonesia must safeguard the rights of indigenous people if it is to meet ambitious targets to reduce emissions from deforestation. Continue Reading
Photo credit: Mohamed & Wilting- SWD, SFD The Otter Civet, Cynogale bennettii, is listed as ‘ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.
Photo credit: Terry Whittaker The Sun Bear, Helarctos malayanus, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. It occurs in forest patches of mainland Southeast Asia, Sumatra and Borneo. The world’s smallest bear, it is Continue Reading