Environment

German University Promotes Bio-Diverse Christmas Trees

December 26, 2016 ecodaily 0

  A campaign in Bonn, Germany, offers the public “special” Christmas trees in exchange for donations to charity. Ahead of Christmas, DW interviewed an agricultural engineer associated with the project at the botanical gardens of Bonn University. DW: Now these Christmas […]

Africa

Jokowi officials: APP stands accused in Indonesia

December 24, 2016 ecodaily 0

  Indonesia’s Ministry of the Environment and Forestry has reiterated that no legal authorization was ever granted to the giant conglomerate Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) to replant acacia in last year’s burned peatlands scattered across the […]

Africa

Greenpeace: Jokowi Government sanctions APP

December 20, 2016 ecodaily 0

  JAKARTA – Via an official and legally-binding letter (Dec 5), Indonesia’s Minister of the Environment and Forestry, Dr Siti Nurbaya, has ordered three Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) companies operating in one of the peat […]