In Indonesia, women farmers crush cement mining and production factories

In Indonesia, women farmers crush cement mining and production factories

Published by Women in and beyond the global. By DAN MOSHENBERG. April 8, 2017 Cement companies are looking to expand both mining and production on Kendeng Mountain, in central Java, Indonesia. Kendeng Mountain is located in a karst, or limestone, mountain range. It is also rich agricultural land. Women farmers in the...

To change a BIT is not enough

Report by Both ENDS. 2015. How do globalised ‘free trade’ agreements entrench inequalities and perpetuate ecological destruction? This 2015 report includes a case study examining the impact of mining industry lobbying in Indonesia and the application of Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions in a legal conflict between Newmont and...

Good news for the only place on Earth where tigers, rhinos, orangutans and elephants live together

Good news for the only place on Earth where tigers, rhinos, orangutans and elephants live together

Originally published by The Conversation on 05/05/16. Conservationists and environmental scientists are used to bad news. So when there’s some really good news, it’s important to hear that as well. While the battle is far from over, there has been a series of breakthroughs in the long-running battle to protect...

Where Heaven Meets Hell Trailer

Where Heaven Meets Hell Trailer

  • Written on: 26 January 2016
  • Posted under: Videos

This is the trailer for the film ‘Where Heaven Meets Hell’. It intimately shows the lives of some of the 500 sulfur miners who work at the active volcano of Kawah Ijen in Indonesia. They carry backbreaking loads, inhale toxic gases and face indifferent mine owners. Click here to go...

Indonesia: Farmer Anti-mining Activist killed in Selok Awar-Awar

Indonesia: Farmer Anti-mining Activist killed in Selok Awar-Awar

Our friends at the International People’s Conference on Mining and JATAM Indonesia are calling for support to get justice for the brutal murder of farmer and anti-mining activist Salim Kancil and the torture of his friend and fellow activist, Tosan. YLNM condemns these appalling actions against Earth and human rights defenders....

Coal Mines Polluting South Kalimantan’s Water

Greenpeace — Coal Mines Polluting South Kalimantan’s Water

This report, published by Greenpeace Southeast Asia, explores the affects of coal mining on the water supplies in Indonesia, in the southern part of Kalimantan. Since 2011 South Kalimantan has produced roughly a third of Indonesia’s coal, and has resulted in ever-present environmental and social damages. Tests taken of water...