How the farmers of Seruyan rose up a against a palm oil fiefdom

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Apr 072018
 

In the leadup to the release of the second installment of Indonesia for Sale, our series examining the corruption behind Indonesia’s deforestation and land-rights crisis, we are republishing the first article in the series, “The Palm Oil Fiefdom.”

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Greenlight Capital Continues To Tumble (6% Loss In February), Betting Against Tesla & Amazon Not Helping

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Mar 052018
 

Greenlight Capital has now lost 11.9% this year, with 6% of that coming in February, Einhorn recently revealed to the hedge fund’s clients

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Researchers Develop Online Game To Inoculate Against Fake News

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Feb 232018
 

fake news inoculation gameResearchers at the University of Cambridge have created an online game to help people detect and deflect fake news. With so much misinformation being tossed around about climate change, this could be a very useful tool for those who actually care to think for themselves.

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Murphy Joins Neighboring Governors in United Front against Fracking

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Feb 022018
 

At a press conference in Phillipsburg on the banks of the Delaware River, Murphy also said he is opposed to the dumping of fracking waste within the basin and withdrawal of water within the watershed to be used in drilling operations outside the basin.

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Public Speaks Against Fracking, For Clean Water At Philadelphia Hearing

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Jan 262018
 

Delaware River Basin Commission hears from residents of all four watershed states for a ban on fracking, frack wastewater disposal and water export An outpouring of support for protection of the region’s drinking water by the adoption of a complete ban …

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San Francisco Passes Resolution Against Offshore Drilling, Fracking

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Jan 102018
 

The San Francisco resolution calls for: * A ban on dangerous fracking and well stimulation in federal and state waters off the California coast; * No new federal oil and gas leases in the Pacific, Atlantic or Arctic oceans or the eastern Gulf of Mexico …

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DRBC’s new rule would protect against frack-waste contamination, officials say

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Jan 032018
 

Current and former officials at the Delaware River Basin Commission say proposed new rules on the in-basin treatment of waste water from fracking strengthen protections against any frack-related contamination. The rule, published on Nov. 30, would allow …
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British explorer Ben Saunders loses race against time in Antarctica quest – Telegraph.co.uk

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Dec 282017
 

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British explorer Ben Saunders loses race against time in Antarctica quest
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British polar explorer Ben Saunders has been forced to abandon his quest to cross Antarctica unassisted after "ferocious" conditions left him without enough food to complete his journey. Mr Saunders, 40, attempted what he described as the first solo
Brit trying to cross Antarctica in memory of friend who died …Mirror.co.uk

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Lawsuit Launched Against Trump Administration for Approving Dumping of Offshore Fracking Waste Into Gulf of Mexico

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Dec 092017
 

DALLAS, Dec. 7, 2017 — The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for allowing oil companies to dump waste from fracking and drilling into the Gulf of Mexico without evaluating the dangers …
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$405 Million To Protect Water Infrastructure Against Extreme Weather Events In Fiji – CleanTechnica

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Dec 032017
 

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$ 405 Million To Protect Water Infrastructure Against Extreme Weather Events In Fiji
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At COP 23 in Bonn, the EIB announced new support to better protect water infrastructure against extreme weather events in Fiji. The $ 405 million 20-year EIB loan aims to strengthen the resilience of water distribution and wastewater treatment following

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