U.S. firm to invest $4 bln in Indonesian pulp factory

March 28, 2008

Related to the logging industry pressure to loosen Papua Log Export Ban, an international pulp factory plans to invest and to destroy our forest. Do we need investment that only for the benefit of business elites? Forest is our mother, please help her to be green and protect our soul from greediness.

Source of Information: Xinhua and  Pulp.Inc Read the rest of this entry »

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Papua log export ban

March 28, 2008

Papua log export ban is very serious, and all Papuan should support the Papua Log Export Ban. Log export ban is under pressure now. It seems that both Papua local government and central government of Indonesia are showing a tendency to loosen the regulation. We should questioned the purpose of cutting trees and deforestation in Papua.

STOP DEFORESTATION  !!!

SAVE PAPUA TROPICAL FOREST !!!

Tropical deforestation accounts for approximately 20 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Indonesia is the world’s third largest emitter largely due to deforestation. If Indonesia’s government is serious about saving its forests and tackling climate change, it should fully support the Papua log export ban.

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BP Shattered illusions

March 19, 2008

Avoiding deforestation will help eradicate poverty

December 8, 2007

Jakarta Post, Friday, December 7, 2007 10:49:08 AM

Many understand that deforestation contributes a lot to global warming, but few are aware that forest plundering will lead to poverty. On the sidelines of the UN climate change conference in Bali, Papua’s Governor Barnabas Suebu, one of Time’s Hero of the Environment awardees, talked to The Jakarta Post contributor I. Christianto about his efforts to combat poverty through the protection of 31-million hectares of forest remaining in the province. Read the rest of this entry »