Posts Tagged with "Long Teran Kenan"

Get A Free Ride With Malaysia’s New Sustainable Palm Oil Certification Scheme

Monday, August 8, 2011

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Get A Free Ride With Malaysia’s New Sustainable Palm Oil Certification Scheme

If a massive palm oil company decides that getting its plantations certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is, well, just too hard, what do you think happens? The Malaysian government comes to the rescue, of course, and comes up with a solution that will allow IOI — the largest palm oil plantation [...]

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Malaysia Has A Choice To Make: Industry Or Rainforest?

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

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Malaysia Has A Choice To Make: Industry Or Rainforest?

It appears the Malaysian government has decided to allow its drive for industrialization to trump the preservation of some of the world’s most important natural resources. Do the two really have to be at odds in the 21st century? The county of Sarawak, in Malaysian Borneo, contains one of the oldest and most diverse rainforests [...]

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Leading Rainforest Destroyer APP Issues Attack on RAN’s Credibility

Monday, June 13, 2011

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Leading Rainforest Destroyer APP Issues Attack on RAN’s Credibility

UPDATE: On October 11, 2012, Disney announced a comprehensive paper policy that maximizes its use of environmentally superior papers like recycled and eliminates controversial sources like those connected to Indonesian rainforest destruction. For more info, visit www.ran.org/disney. Here at RAN, attacks on our organization are often a sign that our tactics are working.  Just such an affirmation arrived [...]

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Reclaiming Stolen Lands: Indigenous Community Stands up to Global Palm Oil Giant

Thursday, March 31, 2011

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Reclaiming Stolen Lands: Indigenous Community Stands up to Global Palm Oil Giant

After fighting for the return of their ancestral lands for more than a decade, the people of Long Teran Kenan in Malaysian Borneo took a stand earlier this month and reclaimed part of their homeland with a decisive and peaceful act of collective resistance. Their territory had been taken from them and converted into oil [...]

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