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Illegal Fires in Sumatra Escalate, Creating Regional Air Pollution Crisis

Monday, July 2, 2012

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Illegal Fires in Sumatra Escalate, Creating Regional Air Pollution Crisis

Tragically, we just received a breaking report from our allies at the End of the Icons Coalition that at least 20 major fires and dozens of smaller ones are again sweeping through the Tripa rainforest in Sumatra, one of the world’s most ecologically important forests. Despite overwhelming international pressure to restore Tripa, which led to [...]

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Are Loggers Best Suited to Stop Deforestation in Indonesia?

Friday, February 11, 2011

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Are Loggers Best Suited to Stop Deforestation in Indonesia?

Everyone knows that a fox can’t be trusted to guard the hen house. So why would anyone think that a government agency in charge of logging could implement a strong moratorium on deforestation — especially when that agency has done such a poor job enforcing existing laws to date? I’m talking about Indonesia’s Ministry of [...]

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