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


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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