Are environmental NGOs cowed into silence about the industry most responsible for environmental destruction?

This is what I wrote for The Palm Scribe, a platform focussed on the development of the palm oil industry in Indonesia.  “Suggest you watch the documentary “Cowspiracy” if you have Netflix,” said the cryptic message from a friend of mine in the palm oil industry. I took his suggestion, watched the documentary that allegedly […]

Missing the story among the mussles of Cilincing

It’s one of those stories that you read and wonder what the editor was doing when they edited this story. Ostensibly its a photo essay story. A few mediocre shots about the mussle farmers of Cilincing, North Jakarta, slap in a few words and one page gone. Pack up and go for a beer. Bu […]