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Monthly Archives: March 2012
Apocalypse Right Fucking Now: Hundreds of Orangutans Killed in North Indonesian Forest Fires Set By Palm Oil Firms
Reblogged from Dr. Steve Best: Daily Mail UK Richard Shears. March 29, 2012 Hundreds of orangutans are believed to have died in fires deliberately lit by palm oil companies. Conservationists say the rare Sumatran orangutan could be wiped out within … Continue reading
Argentine soy exports seen fueled by China steak love | Reuters.
Q and A: North Korea’s Choked Environment – NYTimes.com.
Beef consumption will drive Indonesian growthStock and Land“We understand they have an ambition around beef self-sufficiency to increase their food security ambitions and meet these targets,” he said.Via sl.farmonline.com.au
The United States announces that it is suspending food aid to North Korea in light of Pyongyang’s plans for a missile launch next month. … Via http://www.bbc.co.uk
Costing just Rp 1,000 (11 cents), a small sachet of powdered chocolate Milo offers affordable nutrition to millions of low-income Indonesians struggling to afford healthy food. … Via http://www.thejakartaglobe.com
As wine consumption sinks across much of Europe, the industry is trying hard to develop new markets, especially in Asia. … Via http://www.nytimes.com
Australia’s leading pie manufacturers are the latest to have “voluntarily” agreed to reduce salt levels in thier products over the next two years as part… … Via http://www.ausfoodnews.com.au
Dams a potential ‘catastrophe’ for Mekong fisheries – SciDev.Net.