Forest Fires in Sumatra

Photo | 17 July, 2013

Haze from fires on deforested peatland near PT Tunggal Mitra Plantation – a palm oil company belonging to the Sime Darby group, a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palmoil (RSPO). According to the most recent official charts, the area at Pujud village in Rokan Hilir Regency, Riau, Sumatra is covered by the Indonesia government’s moratorium on the issuance of new permits in primary forests and peatlands.

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PFCs: The Story of a Toxic Little Monster

Video | 27 August, 2014 at 15:00

You might not realise it but our planet is swarming with chemical monsters, from your washing machine to the North Pole. Toxic Little Monsters, like PFCs, are still being used by big companies to make all sorts of products, despite the fact...

Solar micro-grid project, Dharnai Village, India

Video | 13 August, 2014 at 11:30

The people of Dharnai village used to have a facility supplied by the state Government which provided electricity. This infrastructure hasn't been available for the last 33 years and diesel generators have been the only source of electricity.

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