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Walhi, REDD task force fight forest clearing

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, April 19 2012 | 08:34 am

PREMIUM Environmental group, the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi), may have lost the first battle in its fight against deforestation in Tripa Peat Swamp, Aceh, but the group have now won support from a government-sanctioned task force.

The Reducing Emissions for Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) task force visited the area last month when Walhi, and other local green groups, w...