Category Archives: Indonesia

Indonesia

Palm Oil Casts Dark Shadow Over Corporate Buyers

Sustainability Claims Riddled With Fraud, Abuse Today Amnesty International has published a damning new report into the practices of major consumer goods multinationals. The human rights NGO unpicks the palm oil supply chain and finds evidence of forced labor, child … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Deforestation, Endangered Species, Forest Conservation, Indonesia, Rainforest Conservation, Wildlife Conservation | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Sumatran Tiger Habitat Trashed By Paper Giant

Indonesia’s Most Unique Resources On Verge Of Extinction  An environmental NGO claims that deforestation conducted by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) and its supplier companies has affected the endangered Sumatran tiger. World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) Indonesia communication coordinator Desma … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Endangered Species, Indonesia, Rainforest Conservation, Wildlife Conservation | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Indonesia Bans U.S. Beef Over Mad Cow Disease

Indonesia Closes Ports To American Beef When authorities discovered a case of mad cow disease in Hanford, California last year, Indonesia became the first nation to ban beef from the United States. The fallout was immediate, and U.S. beef sales to … Continue reading

Posted in Food Safety, Indonesia, Prion Disease | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Palm Oil Promoting Wildlife Extinction

Palm Oil Destroying Biodiversity Palm oil plantations supplies to vegetable oil and biofuels could be accelerating the effects of climate change, new research shows, adding further credibility to claims the crop is not environmentally sustainable and eliminates biodiversity, which is … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Deforestation, Endangered Species, Forest Conservation, Indonesia, Rainforest Conservation, Wildlife Conservation | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Orangutan Dies Of Burns, Trauma Inflicted On Palm Plantation

Orangutans On Borneo, Sumatra Losing Habitat To Palm Oil Plantations Indonesian villagers trying to smoke an orangutan out of a fruit tree where he was sheltering accidentally set him on fire. The distressed animal had been hiding in the leaves … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Welfare, Deforestation, Endangered Species, Forest Conservation, Indonesia, Wildlife Conservation | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Travel Guide To Indonesia Promotes Conservation

Travel To Bali, Borneo, Java, Sumatra Indonesia is an amazing country with ancient temples, beautiful beaches, hundreds of volcanoes, endangered wildlife, and abundant natural resources. If you are planning a vacation or expedition to Bali, Java, Borneo or beyond, the … Continue reading

Posted in Indonesia | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Learn To Speak Bahasa Indonesia

Pronunciation Key To Indonesian Language This video tutorial from Gary R. Chandler, author of the Language and Travel Guide To Indonesia, will introduce you to the fundamentals of the Indonesian language (Bahasa Indonesia). Indonesia is one of the most amazing … Continue reading

Posted in Indonesia, Wildlife Conservation | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Learn To Speak Indonesian

Learn Bahasa Indonesia Indonesia is a beautiful country full of natural and man-made wonders. It has ancient temples, beautiful beaches, hundreds of volcanoes, endangered wildlife, and abundant natural resources. This book will help you get the most from your trip … Continue reading

Posted in Indonesia, Wildlife Conservation | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Language and Travel Guide To Indonesia

Indonesia Travel Guide Promotes Wildlife Conservation Gary R. Chandler, a public affairs and sustainability consultant, just published the second edition of the Language and Travel Guide to Indonesia (Hippocrene Books, New York, NY). Chandler will use the book to help this … Continue reading

Posted in author and books, Biodiversity, Endangered Species, Indonesia, Wildlife Conservation | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Global Forestry Conference Averts Trade War

Tropical Timber and Forest Conservation The relationship between economic development and environmental degradation became a high-profile issue in 1972, at the United Nations (UN) Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm. After contentious accusations and debates, the governing body proceeded … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Deforestation, Forest Conservation, Indonesia, Wildlife Conservation | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment