A briefing on how leading bank HSBC is bankrolling unsustainable plantation expansion which is systematically destroying forests crucial to the survival of the Bornean orangutan and other endangered species. .
A report highlighting the criminal activities of an oil palm plantation company operating in Kalimantan, Indonesia, and the failures of various levels of government to properly investigate and prosecute. Download Testing the Law in Indonesian here. Read the original dossier submitted to the Indonesian authorities, in English and in Indonesian.
Massive Land Grab for Plantations in Papua Threatens Vital Forests and Exploits Local Communities A new report by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Telapak – entitled “Up for Grabs” – exposes how five million hectares of land, most of it forested, is being targeted in Papua by powerful companies seeking to cash in on […]
The briefing explains how a proposed UN mechanism for reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) will not work without efforts to address and regulate the global markets that act as drivers of deforestation