Greenpeace Berates Jakarta’s Artificial Rain Pollution Plan

Jakarta, Indonesia has air pollution issues that officials are trying to address. Most likely, this is due to a lawsuit filed against Jakarta city by environmentalists this month. Last year, it was reported, Greenpeace Indonesia, citing World Health Organization statistics, stated that the air pollution in Greater Jakarta with its high level of a carcinogenic…

PETA praises monkey used to destroy photographer

People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (PETA) named the Indonesian crested black macaque monkey Naruto as their Person of the Year. The monkey became famous resulting from a copyright dispute over selfies the animal took in 2011 using equipment set up by British nature photographer David Slater in the jungles of…

Deforestation of rainforests isn’t always a bad thing

A curious article was posted on the green blogosphere today. An environmentalist online publication named Triplepundit had a news story attempting to pull at people’s heart strings, decrying the potential demise of Indonesia’s Leuser Ecosystem rain forest at the hands of (pun intended) greedy palm oil companies. Since palm oil is a substance used to…