Deforestation in East Kalimantan

Photo | 17 September, 2010

17 September 2010 - Indonesia. Dadi, a Greenpeace volunteer, stands on a pile of logs outside Long Noran village, East Kalimantan. In the background is the Bukit Subur Estate palm tree plantation. Deforestation is driving climate change and pushing endangered species like the orangutan to the brink of extinction. According to recent estimates, Indonesia is the third largest greenhouse gas polluter of any nation on the planet, largely due to the destruction of its rainforest and peatlands.

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