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Business and politics in Indonesia’s expanding palm oil sector

Business and politics in Indonesia’s expanding palm oil sector

Indonesia needs political reform, not just legal prosecution, to eradicate corruption in palm oil plantations

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Undercutting Kalimantan's future

Undercutting Kalimantan's future

Forest conversion in Kalimantan is a local, national and global concern

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Rock music and social activism on the internet

Rock music and social activism on the internet

Bali rockers Navicula find a platform for social change in online social media

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Climate change and Indonesia

Climate change and Indonesia

Indonesia can make the transition from climate change villain to global hero, but empowering the poor will be a key to effective action

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Holding up the sky

Holding up the sky

Indonesia has set ambitious targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions that will require major changes in how forests and agricultural lands are managed

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Reaching for the sky?

Reaching for the sky?

Indonesia has set ambitious emissions targets, but meeting them will require hard work

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Using Indonesian forests

Using Indonesian forests

Institutional reform and massive public participation are crucial to mitigate climate change

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Community engagement

Community engagement

Don’t ignore REDD’s impacts on communities!

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Selling the wind

Selling the wind

Aceh experiments with a major REDD project, but without involving local people

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Climate justice

Climate justice

Climate change is compounding the environmental and social justice problems confronted by marginalised communities: a multi-faceted movement is needed in response

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Taking action in the provinces

Taking action in the provinces

Officials in Papua and Riau want to prevent deforestation, but they need concrete action and resources from the national government, not just talk and instructions

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The energy challenge

The energy challenge

Indonesia is rich in renewable energy but government policies foster reliance on fossil fuels

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Corrupting politics

Corrupting politics

Corruption continues to shape the political landscape in Kutai Kartanegara, Indonesia’s richest district

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Fighting over the land and forest

Fighting over the land and forest

Century-old conflicts persist in the vast tracts of Indonesia that are designated as state forest

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Jungle Schools

Jungle Schools

Volunteers bring alternative education to marginalised communities

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Bali'€™s climate conference

Bali'€™s climate conference

Rich countries should pay big bucks to reduce emissions in the developing world

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Politics and peat: The One million hectare sawah project

Burgeoning industrial areas in Java have eaten up Indonesian self-sufficiency in rice production. To compensate, an area of peat swamp in Kalimantan a third the size of the Netherlands is being converted to rice land. IRIP NEWS SERVICE investigates.

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Smoking gun

The fires were no natural disaster, says JOKO WALUYO. The smoking gun is in the hands of plantation companies.

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Taking on the timber tycoons

It's lonely in the Forestry Minister's office, says GERRY VAN KLINKEN.

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Mamberamo madness

Millions of hectares of pristine tropical forest and thousands of indigenous people are at risk. FRANCES CARR outlines Habibie's 'techno dream' for Irian Jaya.

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