Indonesia to reforest more than 400,000 acres of palm plantations
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Indonesia to reforest more than 400,000 acres of palm plantations

And nine more of humanity's social change milestones from the week of November 6 - 12 2023.

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From the week of November 6 - 12 2023 C.E.

Indonesia to reforest more than 400,000 acres of palm plantations

Landowners with oil palm trees in designated production forests will be allowed to continue growing the crops after paying fines, while plantations found in protected forests will have to be turned over to the government for reforestation. Companies that grow oil palms illegally after the Nov. 2 deadline will be subject to legal action.


Australia offers Tuvalu residents special climate emergency visas in ‘groundbreaking’ treaty

It is expected that by 2050, half the land area of Tuvalu's capital, Funafuti, will be flooded by tidal waters daily. Under the deal, Australia has committed to provide access to education, health care, and income & family support instantly to Tuvaluans upon arrival.


Biden administration has forgiven $127 billion in student debt

Biden’s plans to cancel up to $400 billion in student debt for tens of millions of Americans were foiled by the Supreme Court. Still, Biden has managed to erase $127 billion in student debt so far for more than 3.5 million borrowers — more than any other president in history.

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