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Papua’s forest under threat: Greenpeace

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, March 15 2013 | 08:49 am

When the government’s moratorium on deforestation expires on May 20, forest areas in Papua province will be in peril, activists say.

Kiki Taufik from Greenpeace Indonesia said that Ministerial Decree No. 458/2012 issued in August last year stipulated that around 800,000 hectares of forest in Papua, including protected forest would be converted into productive forest and other utilization...

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