13 Dec '11, 9pm

"APP has never changed its path" it's a serious threat to Indonesian forests & Sumatran tigers via @mongabay

Controversial pulp and paper companies underwrite Indonesia's climate change pavilion in Durban (12/10/2011) A 'significant proprtion' of Indonesia's $3.3. million pavilion at climate talks in Durban was funded by Indonesian pulp and paper companies companies, reports Reuters Alertnet. First ever survey shows Sumatran tiger hanging on as forests continue to vanish (11/10/2011) The first-ever Sumatran-wide survey of the island's top predator, the Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae), proves that the great cat is holding on even as forests continue to vanish. The study, carried out by eight NGOs and the Indonesian government, shows that the tiger is still present in 70 percent of the forests surveyed, providing hope for the long-term survival of the subspecies if remaining forests are protected. Toy giant Mattel drops paper from APP and other 'controversial sources' (10...

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