Monthly Archives: ottobre 2015

NGOs letter to government and buyers

Forest fires Indonesia continue to burn on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo, and are on track to release more greenhouse gas emissions than the entire US economy this year. Today, a coalition of Indonesian NGOs today sent an open … Continue reading

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Wetlands International calls for National Peatland Strategy in Indonesia to curb haze disaster

Indonesia can only curb the annual fires and haze disasters if it develops a National Peatland Conservation and Restoration Strategy, according toWetlands International, which presented its recommendations to press today. In its position statement, Wetlands International emphasizes that Indonesia must … Continue reading

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Haze and forest fires linked to Asia Pulp & Paper

The Indonesian NGO coalition Eyes on the Forest (EoF) published a set of maps showing that fibre suppliers related to the forestry and paper conglomerate Sinar Mas / Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) are linked to the forest fires and … Continue reading

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Greenomics: APRIL clearing High Conservation Value Forests

Greenomics Indonesia released a report that show how APRIL cleared High Conservation Value Forests (HCVF), in breach with its own policy and even with the legislation, as the illegal clearance of legally-established HCVF areas constitutes a serious violation of forestry … Continue reading

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Singapore: supermarket chains remove all Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) products from stores

Singaporean supermarket chains are removing all Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) products from their shelves. According to the newspaper StraitsTimes, NTUC FairPrice, Sheng Siong and Prime Supermarket started to remove APP’s products. The Dairy Farm group, which operates chains … Continue reading

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