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Indonesia’s development dilemmas – a green info gap and budget pressure

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Airports, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Business, Climate, Development, Development plan, Economics, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Forest fires, Forests, Global, Indonesia, Infrastructure, Joko Widodo, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, National Development Plan, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Palm Oil, PMC Reportage, Politics, Ports, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesia’s development dilemmas – a green info gap and budget pressure

Crucial to how Indonesia’s news outlets cover the environment – and its destruction – is the ownership and vested interests of the media landscape.  Video: Al Jazeera ANALYSIS: By David Robie in Yogyakarta In May, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo of Indonesia raised eyebrows across the archipelago when he inspected the Trans-Papua highway while trail blazing […]

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Tips for a Green Easter

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, chocolate, Easter, ethical shopping, Fair trade, Green Party, Opposition News, Palm Oil, Politics, Society & Culture  /  Comments Off on Tips for a Green Easter

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Tips for a Green Easter Who’s hanging out for the long weekend? We can’t wait! Whether you’re heading away or staying home, we hope you get to spend time with the people you love. With the weather looking damp in most parts of the country, […]

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HSBC accused of being ‘dirty banker’ financing palm oil forest destruction

By   /  January 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Business, deforestation, Economics, Environment, Environmental activism, Evening Report, Featured, GreenPeace, Greenpeace NZ, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Palm Oil, PMC Reportage, Rainforests, Reports  /  Comments Off on HSBC accused of being ‘dirty banker’ financing palm oil forest destruction

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz This undercover footage by Greenpeace shows bulldozers destroying Indonesian rainforest. HSBC, one of the biggest banks in the world, is accused of lending millions to palm oil companies in the Salim group, which is claimed to be behind this destruction. British-based group HSBC, Europe’s largest bank, has been […]

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Palm Oil Labelling: Possible Progress?

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  24/7 News, animal rights, Conservation, Food Safety, Green Party, Health & Wellbeing, Opposition News, Palm Oil, palm oil labelling, Politics  /  Comments Off on Palm Oil Labelling: Possible Progress?

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Palm Oil Labelling: Possible Progress? On Friday, the Minister for Food Safety, along with her Australian colleagues finally looked at the issue of mandatory labelling of palm oil. We’ve been calling for mandatory labelling for years and we were hoping that the Ministers would agree […]

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PKE Ship Sent Packing – Not Too Soon

By   /  October 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, Green Party, GreenPeace, MPI, Opposition News, Palm Oil, palm oil kernel, pke, Politics, The Issues  /  Comments Off on PKE Ship Sent Packing – Not Too Soon

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: PKE Ship Sent Packing – Not Too Soon It is appropriate that the palm kernel expeller (PKE) ship off Tauranga has been sent packing. For weeks I have been saying this ship needed to be sent away, but it seems as if MPI has been […]

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