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Muara Tae palm oil conflict is highlighted in news broadcast

Last year, EIA and Telapak broke the news of how villagers in Indonesia’s East Kalimantan province found themselves in direct conflict with palm oil company’s bulldozers in an ongoing land rights dispute. Now the profile of the situation has been raised considerably by a report on Al Jazeera from Step Vaessen

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Villagers face off against palm oil firm’s bulldozers

Villagers in Indonesia’s East Kalimantan province are squaring off against palm oil company’s bulldozers in an ongoing land rights dispute which some observers fear may become violent. PT Munte Waniq Jaya Perkasa has moved into the forests around Muara Tae, and has started clearing land for palm oil production

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Community struggles to save threatened forests in Indonesia

Ambrosius Ruwindrijarto, President of EIA's Indonesian partner Telapak, describes a local community's struggle to protect its forests. Despite local opposition, Palm Oil company PT Munte Waniq Jaya Perkasa has entered the forest of the Muara Tae village in Indonesia and has started clearing land with bulldozers.

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Another chance to see Crimes Against Nature films in USA

Supporters in the USA have a second chance to see three striking new documentaries following the work of EIA undercover investigators on the frontlines of environmental crime, taking viewers into the murky and high-stakes underbelly of global environmental crime, from Scandinavia and Africa to South-East Asia and China