Posts Tagged with "Orang Rimba"

The Power of Film: Indonesian Deforestation Exposed

Friday, July 30, 2010

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Between major environmental campaigns, international policy negotiations, and increasingly critical threats to biodiversity and local communities, the issue of Indonesian rainforest destruction is gaining much needed recognition as a critical cause. Most recently, two incredible short films have been released detailing the intense realities of this environmental crisis: one from the perspective of an Indigenous [...]

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World Bank and IFC: The Big Bucks Behind Indonesia’s Rainforest Destruction

Thursday, June 3, 2010

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With oil gushing in the gulf, activists locking down in boardrooms, the ball of financial reform being thrown from Wall Street to Washington and back again, and Indonesia announcing a two year freeze on the parceling out of its forests to international corporations, the world’s focus seems to be on corporations. But in the struggle [...]

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