Ministry of Forestry Signed off on Clearing of Forest with Protected Species in Indonesia | WWF

Ministry of Forestry Signed off on Clearing of Forest with Protected Species in Indonesia



Posted on 15 March 2012
From Mongabay News: Indonesia's Ministry of Forestry signed off on a plan by Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) suppliers to log areas of forest that contained protected ramin species, according to documents released by Greenomics-Indonesia, an activist group. The micro-delineation documents, which are required to win approval for forestry projects in Indonesia, confirm that APP suppliers were aware that ramin trees were present in the concessions, which have since been converted to wood-pulp plantations.
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