Tuesday, January 30, 2007

APRIL involved in natural forest clearance

Investigative Report August 2006 released
Wednesday, 24 January 2007
Pekanbaru (EoF News) - Eyes on the Forest, a coalition of three environmental NGOs in Riau, Sumatra releases its Investigative Report August 2006 today. The EoF Investigation found Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings (APRIL) to be involved in natural forest clearance by its associated company, PT Bina Daya Bintara's concession inside the Libo forest block. EoF considers these operations illegal as well as destroying potential High Conservation Value Forests (HCVFs) despite APRIL's own publicly announced policy to protect HCVFs. Read more