Friday, April 21, 2006

Sumatra┬┤s peat swamp forest threatened with collapse

Environmental organizations Jikalahari, CAPPA, ROBIN WOOD and Friends of the Earth from Indonesia, Finland and UK warn today that one of the largest tropical peat swamp forests in the world might collapse if logging operations and conversion of peat swamp forests into plantations by the paper companies APRIL and APP continue. More

Monday, April 17, 2006

UPM & Indonesia - 9 years of rainforest destruction

Friends of the Earth Finland, 11 April 2006
The Finnish-based forest giant UPM continues co-operation with APRIL, the notorious Singapore-based pulp & paper company. The operations of APRIL's pulp & paper mill in the state of Riau (Sumatra, Indonesia) are based on raw material from the Sumatran rainforests. More