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Empowering Muara Tae with the campaign skills to fight

EIA and Telapak campaigners have held a series of successful training workshops to help a remote forest community in Indonesia’s East Kalimantan province take an effective stand against the aggressive spread of palm oil plantations. Since last year, we have been working to raise awareness of, and support for, the indigenous Dayak Benuaq community of […]

Suu Kyi’s call for business to aid in the reform of Burma

I sat in Westminster Hall on Thursday, waiting to hear Aung San Suu Kyi speak to both houses of Parliament, friends and many advocates who have supported the fight for freedom and democracy in Burma. An extraordinary event in itself, in that she is the first woman from abroad, the first person from an Asian […]

Muara Tae: EIA shares the skills to take on Big Palm Oil

Only two days into my new job as Visual Communications Officer for EIA, I found myself on a plane to Jakarta, Indonesia. EIA Visuals Specialist Paul Redman, Nanang Sujana, two campaign staff and I travelled to the forest community of Muara Tae, in East Kalimantan, East Borneo, to run workshops in research techniques, photography, film, […]

Meet Chris, EIA’s newest forests campaign investigator!

Say hello to Chris Moye, who has just joined EIA as part of the Forest team, filling the role of Specialist Investigator.   I was born in Brazil, educated in the UK and have previously worked for a number of NGOs on issues ranging from human rights abuses to environmental rights. In 2007, I helped […]

New EIA banners to customise your Facebook Timeline!

EIA’s first batch of customised banners for Facebook‘s new Timeline profile proved to be so popular that we thought we’d select a few more images from our extensive archive and convert them as a modest thank-you to our members, followers and supporters. Now you don’t need to search for images that are both striking and […]

The Spring 2012 issue of Investigator is now available

Welcome to the Spring 2012 issue of EIA’s bi-annual newsletter Investigator, giving you an overview of our key campaign activities during the past six months. This issue features an update on our work to help the people of Muara Tae fight off encroaching Big Palm Oil, our successful cetaceans campaign initiative to compel Amazon to […]

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