10 May '12, 8pm

Can loggers be conservationists?

Can loggers be conservationists?

Indonesia's Environment Ministry to sue APP, APRIL in $225B illegal logging case (05/03/2012) Indonesia's Ministry of Environment is planning to sue 14 pulp and paper companies for illegally logging forests in Riau Province on the island of Sumatra, reports Tempo Magazine . 12 of the 14 companies are linked to Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) and Asian Pacific Resources International Holdings Limited (APRIL), pulp and paper giants that have been heavily criticized by environmentalists for destroying rainforests and peatlands that serve as critical habitat for endangered tigers, elephants, and orangutans. Forest activist shot dead in Cambodia allegedly over photos of illegal logging (04/26/2012) Chut Wutty, a prominent activist against illegal logging and deforestation, has been killed in the Koh Kong province of Cambodia. Wutty was shot dead at a military police checkpoint while tr...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0510-hance-logging-conserva...

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Riau Province, Indonesia. Courtesy of Google Maps. Indonesia's Ministry of Environment is planning to sue 14 pulp and pape...