Sunday, 14 March 2010

APP continues large scale clearance of forest

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EoF photos - APP continues large scale clearance of forest Thursday, 10 March 2010

PEKANBARU (EoF News)—Eyes on the Forest published recent pictures of large amount of natural forest wood waiting to be unloaded at harbor of the APP’s pulp mill in Riau and also pictures showing large area of good natural forest in Bukit Tigapuluh landscape being cleared in a concession of PT. Artelindo Wiratama, an APP associated company. EoF also shows natural forest clearance by APP/SMG in deep peat Kerumutan and Giam Siak Kecil.

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Eyes on the Forest is a coalition of environmental NGOs in Riau,
Sumatra: Friends of the Earth Riau Office, Jikalahari "Riau Forest Rescue Network" and WWF-Indonesia. Eyes on the Forest monitors the status of the remaining natural forests in Sumatra's Province of Riau and disseminates the information worldwide.