Posts Tagged with "Kalimantan"

Cargill Admits Buying Palm Oil from Illegally Cleared Orangutan Habitat

Friday, July 20, 2012

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Cargill Admits Buying Palm Oil from Illegally Cleared Orangutan Habitat

Last week, Cargill admitted to doing business with a very dodgy plantation company in Central Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo) that has illegally cleared thousands of hectares of orangutan habitat — and has even allegedly hired people to hunt down and kill orangutans. Cargill admitted to Reuters that it bought at least one shipment of palm oil [...]

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The Failing Fight to End Illegal Animal Trade and Trafficking in Indonesia

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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Illegal trafficking, trade, and poaching of endangered wildlife in Indonesia are not new problems, but these disgusting practices that blatantly violate animal rights and the law have been drawing more attention than usual in international media lately. Although it gives me hope that more people are paying attention to this rampant problem and that new [...]

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Cargill customers cancel with Sinar Mas while Cargill continues to support rainforest destruction

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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Nestle, the world’s largest food and beverage company, has become the latest major multinational to cancel their palm oil contract with Sinar Mas, one of Indonesia’s largest conglomerates and a leading producer of both palm oil and wood pulp for paper and packaging products. A string of reports have shown that Sinar Mas is actively [...]

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