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Trial starts for two people arrested on demonstration at PT Permata Putera Mandiri’s offfice.

from our partners at AwasMIFEE

first  Published: July 24, 2015

On 15th May this year, dozens of students and others from the Iwaro ethnic group from Metamani and Inanwatan in South Sorong Regency, staged a protest action with banners and speeches, blocking the offices of oil palm company PT Permata Putera Mandiri (PPM), on Jalan Ahmad Yani, Sorong City, West Papua Province. 633 more words

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Into Borneo

I stepped into the car, plonking my bags down in the back. I sat silently for the first few minutes, looking around out the window, at Borneo. 849 more words


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The Palm Nut Vulture, Gypohierax angolensis, is a vulture. Did you picture a vulture? What did you think of? Some words that come to mind when people think of vultures are: 368 more words


Woodpeckers feeding on a Oil Palm Fruit

Female Common Goldenback pecking at the fruit of the Oil Palm

Woodpeckers feed on ants, larvae, worms and other small insects. They will peck into dead wood and tree branches and use their long tongue to dig out the eggs or larvae inside. 197 more words

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Police Officers Allegedly Back Up the Palm Oil Company and Intimidate Local Residents

From our partners at tabloidjubi.com

February 12th, 2015

(please note: this article was published just before the sad news of Chief Hanebora’s untimely and sudden death was received and confirmed) 329 more words

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Jubi: Marine working for PT Dongin Prabhawa shoots local man in Mappi

From our partners at Tabloid Jubi (Translated by awasMifee)

February 10, 2015

Talema Waitipo, a 19-year old resident of the Maam area, Bade District, 705 more words

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Bougainville Economic News: What is the future for the Torokina oil palm project ?

“Even though PNG is considered one of the smaller palm oil producers by world standards, palm oil represents one of the country’s most important cash crops, accounting for around 40% of agricultural export earnings over the last decade. 1,949 more words

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