Green Groups Accuse Pulp Giants of Illegal Logging in Indonesia's Sumatra National Park | WWF

Green Groups Accuse Pulp Giants of Illegal Logging in Indonesia's Sumatra National Park



Posted on 16 December 2010
From Jakarta Globe: Jakarta - Environmental groups on Wednesday accused one of Indonesia’s largest pulp and paper companies of logging in national parks and threatening both indigenous people and wildlife. An investigation by nongovernmental groups based in Sumatra found that since 2004, companies affiliated with Asia Pulp and Paper and its parent company, the Sinar Mas Group, had systematically sought out inactive selective logging concessions on densely forested land in the Bukit Tigapuluh National Park, straddling the provinces of Riau and Jambi. Read more...