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Mar 04, 2010

Kiribati Islands:one woman facing the effects of a climate catastrophe

by PhilLee — last modified Mar 04, 2010 01:35 PM
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Maria is from the Kiribati Islands in the Pacific and part of a solidarity network called the Pacific Calling Partnership. Hear her experience of facing the destruction of her homeland and her call to global leaders to act fast to preserve her way of life and that of millions of others.

Oct 19, 2009

Re-sisters: Werima Mananta from Indonesia

by Krista Stryker — last modified Oct 19, 2009 02:55 PM

Werima Mananta from Sulawesi, Indonesia testifies how her fertile ancestral village land was taken by the Canadian nickel mining company Vale Inco to construct a golf course for its workers.

Re-sisters: Merry Wololi from Indonesia

by Krista Stryker — last modified Oct 19, 2009 02:55 PM

Merry Wololi from Sulawesi, Indonesia talks about the importance of living on her ancestral land and how the Canadian nickel mining company Vale Inco wants her to leave.

Re-sisters: Daya Montong from Indonesia

by Krista Stryker — last modified Oct 19, 2009 02:55 PM

Daya Mantong from Sulawesi, Indonesia testifies how women were not included in the decisions around the mine of the Canadian nickel mining company Vale Inco, even though they experience most of the health impacts.

Re-sisters: Wenoni from Indonesia

by Krista Stryker — last modified Oct 19, 2009 02:55 PM

Wenoni from Sulawesi, Indonesia testifies how her fertile ancestral village land was taken by the Canadian nickel mining company Vale Inco.

Re-sisters: Yuliana Mananta from Indonesia

by Krista Stryker — last modified Oct 19, 2009 02:55 PM

Yuliana Mananta testifies how her fertile ancestral village land was taken by the Canadian nickel mining company Vale Inco.

Re-sisters: Wenoda Terambi from Indonesia

by Krista Stryker — last modified Oct 19, 2009 02:55 PM

Wenoda Terambi from Sulawesi, Indonesia testifies how her fertile ancestral village land was taken by the Canadian nickel mining company Vale Inco.

Re-sisters compilation

by Krista Stryker — last modified Oct 19, 2009 02:50 PM

Courageous women from Sulawesi, Indonesia share their stories and struggles resisting mining activities by Canadian nickel mining corporation Vale Inco. Filmed by WALHI/ FoE Indonesia with support from Jatam.

Mar 30, 2009

Indonesia: Woman concerned about nickle mining company

by Krista Stryker — last modified Mar 30, 2009 03:00 PM

Mrs. Wanantaa talks about land rights conflicts and air and water pollution caused by the Sorowako nickel mine. The mine is 60% owned by Canadian nickel mining company Vale Inco.

Mar 13, 2008

Malaysia: Loggers are destroying the forest

by Ekue Assem — last modified Mar 13, 2008 01:05 PM

Alah Beling, Head man of the Penans of Long Belok talks about the impact of logging in his community.

 

 

Mar 12, 2008

Malaysia: Penan community against pulp paper plantation

by Ekue Assem — last modified Mar 12, 2008 05:50 PM

Seman Ngang, Headman of the Penans of Long Kevoc says the entire Penan community is against the pulp paper plantation.

 

Malaysia: Destructive logging

by Ekue Assem — last modified Mar 12, 2008 04:35 PM

Ajang Kiew, President of the Long Sayan Sarawak Penan Association talks about the different logging companies and the destruction they cause.

 

Mar 11, 2008

Malaysia: Blockade to stop logging company

by Ekue Assem — last modified Mar 11, 2008 01:00 PM

Ajang Kiew, President of the Long Sayan Sarawak Penan Association speaks about the logging company operation on nearby land and why they are blockading their land.

 

 

Mar 10, 2008

Malaysia: Locals fight for their lands

by Ekue Assem — last modified Mar 10, 2008 03:20 PM

Ajang Kiew, President of the Long Sayan Sarawak Penan Association talks about the future his community faces from destructive logging.

 

 

Dec 05, 2007

Indonesia: Indonesians don't want palm plantations

by Aine Hickey — last modified Dec 05, 2007 04:05 PM

In Indonesia palm oil plantations are causing major deforestation. Local people don't want more plantations. Palm oil used as biofuel is not a solution to climate change, it is part of the problem.

 

Indonesia: risks posed by the nuclear power industry

by Aine Hickey — last modified Dec 05, 2007 03:50 PM

Torry Kuswardono, Friends of the Earth Indonesia, talks about the negative aspects of nuclear energy in Indonesia.

 Video produced by WISE (www.antenna.nl/wise)

Papua New Guinea: Our island has broken into two pieces

by Aine Hickey — last modified Dec 05, 2007 12:20 PM

Rising sea levels mean that the Carteret Islands, Papua New Guinea are being evacuated

The people of the Carteret Islands are about to make history, as they begin to leave their island to find a new home. Rising seas are making their atoll uninhabitable - the land is too salty to grow food and the beaches on the small, sandy islands are being washed away. When a suitable home can be found they will start to leave. They are getting by now with the help of shipments of free rice from the autonomous government of Bougainville.

 

Video produced by www.starr.tv

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