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Communities unite against coal mining in Indonesia

Communities unite against coal mining in Indonesia

  Indonesia is one of the world’s largest coal exporters. In 2015, the country mined over 460 million tonnes of coal. Today more than 5,000 mining permits have been issued. The Indonesian government wants to produce an additional 35.000 MW of energy, mostly from coal...

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Today on International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific (FoE APAC) groups from 13 countries are celebrating the stories of the indigenous communities. Globally, there are an estimated 370 million indigenous peoples, the majority...

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