Forty young environmentalists armed with bicycles, animal costumes and leaflets set out to raise awareness of the planned destruction of Areng Valley, but security forces stopped them from cycling through Phnom Penh. They still garnered considerable attention.
CODELCO, a mining company owned by the Chilean state, is planning a massive copper mine in Ecuador’s Intag region. Environmentalists from Ecuador and Germany voiced their protest at the Chilean embassy in Berlin.
The Indonesian Supreme Court has ruled that Bumitama Agri Ltd, a major palm oil company, acted illegally in clearing land on Borneo for plantations. Our partner organization Save our Borneo fought a long, hard battle for this verdict.