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The industrial and agricultural project in the Mamberamo river catchment area in the Indonesian province of Irian Jaya/West Papua

Berlin, May 1998

The information was compiled with kind support from Down to Earth, London

The watershed and project area covers a staggering 7,711,602 hectares almost the same size as Java. Almost 100% of the area is covered by primary tropical rainforests. Currently it is classified as production forests (31.6%), conversion forest (29.6%) and protected forest (29.6%) and other categories (1.4%). Wildlife found in the area includes, crocodiles, tree kangaroos, cassowary birds, parrots and birds of paradise. The catchment area ... read more

Posted on 04:44 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Environment & Climate, Watch's Studies and Reports
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Protest letter on Indonesian forest fires

Protest letter on Indonesian forest fires

04 Oktober 1997

Since many people asked us what they can do to stop the current disaster in Indonesia, we had to answer them that there is not much what can be done from outside. People can either spend some money to charity organizations that are running programmes to distribute masks and medicines to the suffering people in Kalimantan, Sumatra, Irian Jaya and elsewhere. The other thing you can do is to send protest letters to President Suharto, because ... read more

Posted on 02:10 AM in Disasters, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch's Open Letters
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(Deutsch) Geiseln für das Weltgewissen

(Deutsch) Geiseln für das Weltgewissen

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German version

Posted on 03:53 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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