Plantations around Riau, owned by the two giant pulp and paper producers, Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Ltd. (APRIL) and Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). Popular species for pulp, Acacia Mangium, plantations are susceptible to forest fires....

Photo | August 30, 2006

Plantations around Riau, owned by the two giant pulp and paper producers, Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Ltd. (APRIL) and Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). Popular species for pulp, Acacia Mangium, plantations are susceptible to forest fires. The government has stipulated that it is now a crime to clear land by burning.