Cleared Peatland Forest in Sumatra

Foto | 5 Februari, 2013

An empty log barge passes along an access canal through an area of cleared and drained peatland in the PT Bina Duta Laksana concession. The Sinar Mas group affiliated concession, a supplier of pulpwood to Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), is located within the Kerumutan Peat Swamp Forest, which is important habitat for the critically-endangered Sumatran tiger.Greenpeace, together with representatives from the National Parliament and the Indonesian National Police, bear witness to the huge destruction of Indonesias natural peatland forest in Sumatra. Deforestation is a key source of Indonesias greenhouse gas emissions. Greenpeace is demanding the Indonesian