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2018/06/15 | Mongabay
Ever Heard of Thorium? It's the Nuclear Fuel Even Indonesia Is Considering
A little known yet arguably safer and more plentiful nuclear fuel, thorium, is making a comeback in traditionally anti-nuclear Indonesia.
2018/06/13 | Mongabay
Indonesia Elections: Corruption, Land Sales and Environmental Crisis
Land sales by corrupt politicians to pay off corporate donors are driving electoral, environmental and social crises in the Indonesia.
2018/05/30 | Mongabay
Southeast Asia's Road Building Spree Splinters Ecosystems
Weaknesses in mapping roads in these areas leads to blank spots where illegal deforestation can occur.
2018/05/18 | Mongabay
The Dark Truth About China's Ivory 'Ban'
Ivory is being pushed onto the black market and is freely available to China's growing middle class.
2018/05/14 | Mongabay
China Mysteriously Moves to Protect Coastal Regions
The Chinese government announced a sweeping package of reforms aimed at ending a great deal of coastal land reclamation, much to the surprise of naturalists.
2018/05/02 | Mongabay
INDONESIA: Report Exposes Multinational Brands' Exposure to Palm Oil Abuses
Lembaga Tabung Haji supplies major refiners and users of palm oil such as Wilmar, ADM, Nestlé and Unilever, some of which have promised to stop sourcing palm oil linked to environmental destruction.
2018/04/14 | Mongabay
INDONESIA: Coal Company Caught Dumping Tons of Mining Waste, Fined US$145,000
Residents of villages along the Santan River in East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, have long complained they are suffering from pollution due to coal mining and burning in the area.
2018/04/11 | Mongabay
Rohingya Refugees Gored by Elephants at Record Rates
Refugee camps in Bangladesh are edging up against wildlife habitats, leading to at least a dozen deaths.
2018/04/02 | Mongabay
Green Paradox: Indonesia's Electricity Future Defined by Coal, Renewables
Indonesia put itself back on track to meet to meet renewable energy targets by promising to produce less energy in total.
2018/03/16 | Mongabay
Plans to Protect Indonesia's Orangutans Must Involve Business, Local Government
As a 10-year program to protect the great apes in Indonesia comes to an end, the pressure is on to enact a workable conservation plan for the decade ahead.
2018/02/18 | Mongabay
Indonesian Police Catch Smugglers with 200 Kilos of Turtle Shells
The two Chinese nationals were busted with contraband worth over US$10,000.
2018/01/26 | Mongabay
British Boatbuilders Still Using Illegal Burmese Teak
Hundreds of thousands of tons of illegal timber are exported from Myanmar illegally every year.
2017/06/17 | Mongabay
Vaquita Porpoise Nears Extinction: International Fish Swim Bladder Trade to Blame
The hunt for totoaba and the trade of the fish’s highly valued swim bladders from Mexico through the U.S. to China is decimating a Critically Endangered porpoise called the vaquita.