Forest Destruction in Papua New Guinea

Photo | July 27, 2012

Employees of Malaysian industrial wood processing company, Rimbunan Hijau, sit on newly cut logs in West Pomio. Local Pomio landowners are protesting against the biggest land grab in PNG history. Under a lease system called SABLs (special agricultural and business leases) forests are being destroyed and customary land is being stolen.10/23/2011

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