Deforestation at APRIL Concession in Riau

Photo | December 27, 2014

Excavators actively clearing natural forest in Sumatran peatlands. The clearing and draining is taking place inside a Riau Andalan Pulp & Paper (RAPP) pulpwood concession in Bagan Melibur village, Padang island, Kepulauan Meranti district, in Indonesia’s Riau province. RAPP is a subsidiary of APRIL, the pulp & paper division of the RGE Group.