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Jammy carries a wild pig

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 8:42

Jammy carries a wild pig. The people of Lake Murray region live a largely subsistence lifestyle, hunting and gathering food and growing their own sago crop.

People travel on a canoe at sunset

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 8:52

People travel on a canoe at sunset, near the Ogia village. Some clans have a motor boat. Most families build their own dug-out canoe.

Villagers carry parts of a mobile saw mill

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 8:55

Villagers carry parts of a mobile saw mill. The portable mill will be used by the Lake Murray tribes who are preparing to start their own eco-forestry business.

Children playing on the shore of Lake Murray

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 8:58

Children playing on the shore of Lake Murray. Eco-forestry initiatives in the region will help pay for the education of these youngsters.

Jammy shows off a tasty snack

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 9:08

Jammy shows off a tasty snack - sago grubs. Sago forms a staple part of the Lake Murray diet.

Meal preparation at Lake Murray

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 9:13

Meal preparation at Lake Murray. Sago, taro, and fruits are all harvested from the 'forest supermarket'. Protein is acquired by hunting wild pigs, birds, wallabies and deer. Fish are caught from the lake. When the villagers have money, rice,...

Volunteers travel around Lake Murray

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 10:37

Volunteers travel around Lake Murray, to assist in the boundary marking of tribal land. The Global Forest Rescue Station began after Lake Murray landowners invited Greenpeace and our partners to help set up sustainable ecoforestry practices in...

Sago leaves silhoueted against the sky at

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 10:42

Sago leaves silhoueted against the sky at Mumus, Lake Murray

Japanese volunteer Yu Shirai (r) and Dutch

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 10:46

Japanese volunteer Yu Shirai (r) and Dutch volunteer Klaas De Jong hug a tree as they help out with forest demarcation in Mumus, by measuring the diameter of a tree.

Foresters work on establishing a baseline

Image | 15 May, 2006 at 10:51

Foresters work on establishing a baseline at Mumus camp. From the baseline, the foresters sample the harvestable trees in a small portion of the forest management area. This sample of between 1-5% of the area gives a good picture of the variety...

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