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Items tagged 'forest loss'

‘That’s my river you’ve taken! Go away, this is our land!’

“If you walk down through the forest, you will walk past our nursery and then you will see the river. You can take a bath there and we can eat dinner afterwards,” said Pak Asuy, a village elder of Muara Tae. Deep in the interior of East Kalimantan, we were there to meet up with […]

On the front line: Muara Tae’s last stand against big palm oil

Dayak community under assault from invading palm oil companies MUARA TAE, EAST KALIMANTAN: The fate of a Dayak community deep in the interior of East Kalimantan demonstrates how Indonesia must safeguard the rights of indigenous people if it is to meet ambitious targets to reduce emissions from deforestation. The Dayak Benuaq of Muara Tae, in […]

Customise your Facebook Timeline with an EIA banner!

As more Facebook users switch over to the new Timeline profile, they’re discovering just how tricky it can be to lay their hands on the right size of image for a page banner. By way of a modest thank-you to our members, followers and supporters everywhere, EIA would like to take the sweat out of […]

Have you seen our new films? Now tell us what you think!

Three new films following EIA investigators undercover around the world have now had their premiere screenings on either National Geographic Channel or Nat Geo Wild in the US, Asia and the UK, and are currently airing for the first time in Australia and New Zealand. It took a lot of preparation and work behind the […]

Muara Tae palm oil conflict is highlighted in news broadcast

In November last year, we and our Indonesian partner Telapak broke the news of how villagers in Indonesia’s East Kalimantan province found themselves in direct conflict with a palm oil company’s bulldozers in an ongoing land rights dispute. PT Munte Waniq Jaya Perkasa had moved into the forests around Muara Tae, a village in West […]

EIA films screen in Australia and New Zealand

Nat Geo Wild documentaries go undercover with campaign group   LONDON: The risky undercover work of the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is showcased in three new films to be broadcast in Australia and New Zealand on Nat Geo Wild from Thursday, January 5, 2012. A year in the making, the films follow EIA through […]

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