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Brewing Excellence: Timor Leste’s Unique Coffee Journey

Brewing Excellence: Timor Leste’s Unique Coffee Journey 🌿☕

eyesoneast-timor 1. A Rich History: From Portuguese Roots to Modern Growth Timor Leste’s coffee industry traces its roots back to the early 1800s when the Portuguese introduced coffee cultivation. Since then, it has become the country’s largest non-oil export, contributing significantly to employment, investment, and rural livelihoods1. The blend of historical legacy and modern progress…
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Global Waste Trade and Climate Change

Navigating Challenges and Opportunities eyesoneast-timor 1. Introduction The global waste trade, driven by economic globalization, has significant implications for our planet’s climate. As countries exchange waste materials, both hazardous and non-hazardous, we must recognize the delicate balance between economic growth and environmental sustainability. 2. The Environmental Impact 2.1 Carbon Footprint Around 20–30% of global CO₂…
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Netflora: Cultivating Biodiversity and Prosperity in East Timor

eyesoneast-timor 1. Introduction East Timor, a jewel in Southeast Asia, cradles a rainforest of immense ecological significance. This verdant tapestry, like delicate lacework, weaves together unique species, ancient trees, and life-sustaining ecosystems. However, the delicate balance is threatened by deforestation and climate change. Enter Netflora, an ingenious AI technology developed by Embrapa, which holds the…
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Combatting and fighting Plastic Pollution

Norway leads eyesonproject Amsterdam, 29 april 2024 — ‘Plastic pollution is one of the fastest growing environmental problems in the world. We are now extending our initiative to combat plastic pollution in developing countries by providing up to NOK 1 billion over a period of four years’, said Minister of International Development Anne Beathe Tvinnereim. Plastic…
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The Four Extremely Sad and Very Bad Elephants

The Four Extremely Sad and Very Bad Elephants 

And the possible resurrection East-Timor Part II Nick Morris / eyesoneast-timor The people of Timor-Leste have lived on the island for over 40,000 years.  The first elephant, Portugal, saw them as a source of slaves and then colonized, waging war against local kingdoms and killing around 5 percent of the local population. Even as an overseas province,…
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Timor Leste

Dr. Nicholas Morris – Our contributor and author

Introduction The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste consists of the eastern part of the island of Timor, plus the nearby islands of Alauro and Jaco, with Dili as its capital city.  Cultural remains at Jerimalai, on the eastern tip, have been dated to 42,000 years ago (Marwick et al. 2016). Descendants of Veddo-Australoid people are still…
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De ondergang van het anti-populistische schild van de VVD

The demise of VVD’s anti-populist shield

How BBB exploited it and why we should be wary For a long time, the VVD thought they were the shield against populist parties. However, after 12.5 years of Rutte, that formula has been exhausted. This has allowed the BBB to take advantage of the situation. But should we be happy about that? No, because…
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Mount Ramelau Clouds

In Love with the Mount Ramelau National Park

“Explore the Wonders of Mount Ramelau National Park – Where Nature and Adventure Unite!” Introduction In Love with the Mount Ramelau National Park is a stunningly beautiful and unique national park located in East Timor. It is home to the highest mountain in the country, Mount Ramelau, which stands at an impressive 2,986 meters above…
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Exploring East-Timor's Stunning Wildlife and Natural Beauty

Exploring East-Timor’s Stunning Wildlife and Natural Beauty

In Love with Natural Beauty and Gorgeous Wildlife Introduction Exploring East-Timor’s Unique and Diverse Wildlife Discovering East-Timor’s Incredible Natural Beauty Uncovering the Hidden Gems of East-Timor’s National Parks Exploring East-Timor’s Rich and Colorful Flora and Fauna Conclusion “Experience East-Timor’s Wild Wonders – A Journey of Natural Splendor!” Introduction East-Timor is a small country located in…
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East Timor: Discovering the Gems of a Lost World

East Timor: Discovering the Gems of a Lost World

Discover East-Timors Tourist Attractions Introduction Exploring East Timor’s Rich Cultural Heritage The History of East Timor’s Struggle for Independence The Unique Cuisine of East Timor The Natural Beauty of East Timor’s Landscapes Conclusion . Introduction East Timor is a small island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean, just north of Australia. It is a…
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