Monthly Archives: luglio 2011

Advertising green deforestation

Advertising, advertising! Advertising can do anything, it can even make green one of the worst forest predators. It’s the paper giant Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), responsible for the conversion of over one million hectares of Indonesian rain forest in … Continue reading

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The tiger and the toilet roll

Greenpeace, WWF and the Greens from New Zealand accused Cottonsoft to fuel rainforest destruction in Indoensia. Cottonsoft refused to supply information on its suppliers, saying Greenpeace could not provide assurance that any information supplied would be treated as commercially sensitive. … Continue reading

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Indigenous Peoples’ organisation demands immediate moratorium on REDD+ in Central Kalimantan

Members of the Indigenous Peoples’ Alliance of the Archipelago – Central Kalimantan Chapter (AMAN Kalteng) have issued a statement demaning an “immediate moratorium of all REDD+ processes and investments in Central Kalimantan”, until a series of conditions are met. Central Kalimantan … Continue reading

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WWF: 1000 new species found in New Guinea

218 new plants, 43 new reptiles, 12 mammals, 580 invertebrates, 134 amphibians, 2 birds and 71 fish. That’s 1060 new species the World Wide Fund for Nature calculated found on the island of New Guinea between 1998 and 2008; roughly two … Continue reading

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