People Power in action: Communities unite against coal mining in ...

Oct 9, 2017 ... Coal mining is causing mass deforestation in Indonesia, affecting local ... Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo, is known for its pristine ... rainforest - a vital source of livelihoods for indigenous communities.

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Coal and Climate in Kalimantan

We want to document Norwegian investments in Indonesia's coal production by ..... rain forest or whether these are areas that have already been deforested.

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Coal Mines Polluting South Kalimantan's Water - Greenpeace USA

South Kalimantan: A Major Player in Indonesia's Coal Industry. 10. 4. ... Kalimantan, Coal Mining and Deforestation. Figure 5.2. US EPA Organism .... intensive coal mining activities in Indonesia's ...... through rainforests and is home to 147.

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Relative Contributions of the Logging, Fiber, Oil Palm, and Mining ...

Mar 27, 2014 ... Mha) of forest loss in Kalimantan, Sumatra, Papua, Sulawesi, and Moluccas between ... Deforestation among Indonesia's industries ... and coal mining concessions for Indonesia from Green- ..... for the tropical forest margins.

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Indonesia's Bid for Coal Expansion - Rainforest Action Network

Jul 12, 2016 ... Alarmingly, the nation's coal industry is centered in Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo) and Sumatra, both home to many ... Most of Indonesia's coal mines are open-pit, cover vast areas, and require large-scale deforestation.

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Deforestation in Borneo – Bitter impressions from a traveler

Nov 1, 2017 ... I couldn't leave Indonesia without sharing my impressions about the ... And for that insane destruction of rainforests for coal mining and in order ...

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Deforestation in Borneo - Wikipedia

... the Indonesian part of Borneo, in 2013, to make way for a new coal mining project. Deforestation in Borneo has taken place on an industrial scale since the 1960s. Borneo, the third largest island in the world, divided between Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei, was once covered by dense tropical and subtropical rainforests.

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Coal mine has heavy impact in Indonesian Borneo - Mongabay

Sep 26, 2014 ... Coal mine has heavy impact in Indonesian Borneo ... fields in Makroman, a village in the capitol city of Samarinda, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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A portrait of deforestation in East Kalimantan, Indonesia | East ...

Under Indonesia's centralised government system, HPHH were issued by ... in deforestation due to the expansion of small-scale coal mining.

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IndoMet project, coal mining in East and Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

Oct 30, 2017 ... For centuries, the indigenous Dayak peoples of Indonesian Borneo ... Recently, BHP Billiton planned to build a series of massive coal mines that would destroy primary rainforest, .... Type of Conflict (2nd level), Deforestation

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UK banks 'leading funders' of Indonesia coal mining

Oct 2, 2013 ... UK banks have lent more money for Indonesian coal than banks from ... of destruction across Indonesian Borneo, wrecking the rainforest and ...

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Indonesia Field Report III – The Orangutan's Road: Illegal Logging ...

... and species destruction in Indonesia's Kutai National Park, in eastern Kalimantan. ... legal logging and mining into protected forests, the complicity of Indonesia's ... dipterocarp trees that are the essence of a Southeast Asian rainforest and on ... engines and industrial noise from a major coal mine that churned on nonstop ...

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Soil erosion in East Kalimantan, Indonesia - Hydrologie.org

Soil erosion in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. T. STADTMUELLER ... grasslands, pepper plantations and coal mining. The ... been seriously damaged by deforestation, fire, erosion and intrusion of ... Much of the interior of Indonesia's so-called outer islands is in ..... risk in the tropical rain forest of Kalimantan Timur (Indonesian.

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Mining the Heart of Borneo: coal production in Indonesia - Mongabay

Nov 20, 2013 ... Mining the Heart of Borneo: coal production in Indonesia ... and the European Union), largely due to high deforestation rates and peatland fires.

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Save the Orangutan: Threats to the orangutan - Mining

As the rainforest of Borneo contain enormous amounts of coal, gold and other ... By 2012 Indonesia was producing 443 million tons of coal (increase of 450 ... on-site, creating widespread deforestation and an increased risk of flooding.

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Indonesian Coal Mining Boom Is Leaving Trail of Destruction - Yale ...

Dec 17, 2015 ... Since 2000, Indonesian coal production has increased five-fold to meet ... The intensive mining is leading to the clearing of rainforest and the ... as Kalimantan, which contains nearly 60 percent of Indonesia's coal reserves.

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The Point of No Return: How Indonesia's coal mining expansion is ...

Jan 25, 2013 ... Indonesia's expansion of coal exports is in fourth place. ... As a result of expansion in Kalimantan, Indonesia's coal output has been surging ... the island's forests, home to one of the richest tropical forest ecosystems on the planet. ... Since coal mining and deforestation began upstream along the Mahakam ...

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Rainforest Facts – Orangutan Foundation InternationalOrangutan ...

Kalimantan Tengah (Central Indonesian Borneo) is the orangutan capital of the world ... Kingdom Tropical Forest Management Programme concluded that 73% of logging ... Indonesia accounts for 31% of the world's production of palm oil, and is ... of the annual global production by burning fossil fuels like oil, coal, and gas.

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Sumatra and Borneo | Animals, People and Threats | WWF

Learn about the animals and people of Borneo and Sumatra, as well as the threats ... Tiger; Adult male Bornean orangutan in rainforest canopy in Indonesia ... industries, from precious hardwoods and minerals to palm oil, rubber, and coal. ... products for the pulp and paper industry leads to both legal and illegal logging.

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Greenpeace reveals Indonesia's forests at risk as multiple companies ...

Apr 2, 2016 ... An orangutan climbs a tree as haze shrouds Borneo during forest fires at the end of last year. ... Indonesia's palm oil, mining and logging industries are enmeshed ... as four palm, pulpwood, logging or coal mining companies at a time. ... From rainforest to your cupboard: the real story of palm oil - interactive.

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mining – The Borneo Project

Coal mines negatively impact villagers, ecosystems in Indonesian Borneo ... Indonesia Rejects, Delays 1.3m ha of Concessions Due to Moratorium ... rejected nearly 932,000 hectares of oil palm, timber, and logging concessions due to ... peatlands and rainforests and permits for an additional 409,000 hectares are held up ...

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Threats to Borneo forests | WWF

As in many tropical areas around the world, Borneo's rainforests are being cut and ... Deforestation; Land conversion; Climate change; Wildlife hunting and trade ... Within Indonesia, oil palm production expanded from 600,000 hectares in .... and Sabah and Sarawak hold 99% of Malaysia's 1,724 billion tons of coal deposits.

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Investing in land in Indonesia - Financial Times

Mar 1, 2016 ... Norway's billion-dollar bet to save Indonesia's rainforest. ... Pilita Clark goes into the Borneo jungle to gauge its chances of success. ... He will have driven through a landscape pockmarked with coal mines and oil palm plantations that ... Waves of deforestation have occurred throughout human history as ...

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Indonesia Forests to Coal Consumed by Coal - BankTrack

great rainforests on the islands of Borneo, Sumatra and New Guinea is unparal- leled. Indonesia is, however, also experiencing an unparalleled coal mining boom. .... Deforestation has, in fact, made Indonesia the world's third largest emitter.

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Borneo's rainforest coal: City of London profit. - The Ecologist

Oct 30, 2013 ... The development of coal mines in East Kalimantan is having a huge impact on ... Today it is the largest city in Indonesia's East Kalimantan province, with ... for their bankrolling of climate change and environmental destruction.

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