Asia Pulp and Paper Investigation Report

Photo | 30 March, 2012

Greenpeace Indonesia lead by Zulfahmi Fahmi (Left) visits Minister of Forest Mr. Darori, Director General of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation (right) and hands over the report of a year-long investigation, showing that Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is systematically violating Indonesiaís laws protecting ramin, an internationally protected tree species. Greenpeace is calling on the Indonesian government to immediately seize all illegal ramin in APPís operations in Indonesia, and is supporting a ban on further clearance of peat swamp forests, as proposed in an official report on ramin protection by the Indonesian government department that is responsible for protecting this species.03/01/2012