Today we speak with Hans Nicholas Jong. Hans is a journalist in Indonesia and a staff writer at Mongabay, where he has been writing for six years about environmental issues surrounding palm oil, indigenous land rights, carbon trading, deforestation, energy transition and much more. Previously, he was a journalist at the Jakarta Post for five years.
We spoke about a wide range of issues from palm oil and its impacts on deforestation in Indonesia, the impact of palm oil plantation on indigenous peoples and local communities, corruption, land rights, biofuels, carbon offsets and reforestation.
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Articles by Hans on Mongabay