03 Apr '12, 5pm

Environmentalists, orangutans lose court case over palm oil via @mongabay

Environmentalists, orangutans lose court case over palm oil via @mongabay

NASA imagery confirms fires burning in orangutan hotspot (03/27/2012) Satellite data from NASA confirms that fires are burning in an orangutan hotspot slated for conversion to oil palm plantations. Fires raging in peat forest at center of legal case in Indonesia (03/27/2012) Fires are burning in a peat forest that is the center of contentious court case. Palm oil case against 'Green Governor' in Indonesia heats up (03/22/2012) Environmental activists have launched an urgent appeal calling for a 'just decision' in a court case that has pitted Aceh's 'Green Governor' and palm oil developers against efforts to save endangered orangutans in a Sumatran peat forest. In letters directed toward judges weighing the case in Sumatra's Aceh Provice, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the country's REDD+ authority, the World Bank, and the Governors' Climate and Forests Task...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0403-tripa_banda_aceh_decis...

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