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Indonesia: Flood tragedy in Sumatra on account of road project

Indonesia: Flood tragedy in Sumatra on account of road project


World Rainforest Movement – WRM Bulletin 77, December 2003

International Secretariat Maldonado 1858; Montevideo, Uruguay
E-Mail: wrm@wrm.org.uy
Web page: http://www.wrm.org.uy

Editor: Ricardo Carrere

With more than a year into its construction, the controversial US$1.2 million Ladia Galaska road network project will link the west coast of Aceh with the eastern coast of northern Sumatra. Over 90 kilometers out of the planned 505-kilometer-long road cuts through the relatively pristine forest of the central highlands at the Leuser ... read more

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(Deutsch) Terrorprofiteure

(Deutsch) Terrorprofiteure


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(Deutsch) Rausschmiss

(Deutsch) Rausschmiss


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(Deutsch) Opfer der Holzmafia auf die Straße gesetzt

(Deutsch) Opfer der Holzmafia auf die Straße gesetzt


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(Deutsch) Elefantentruppe gegen Holzdiebe

(Deutsch) Elefantentruppe gegen Holzdiebe


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(Deutsch) Keine Hermesbürgschaft für Regenwaldzerstörung

(Deutsch) Keine Hermesbürgschaft für Regenwaldzerstörung


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(Deutsch) Hermesbürgschaft für Regenwaldzerstörung muss gestoppt werden!

(Deutsch) Hermesbürgschaft für Regenwaldzerstörung muss gestoppt werden!


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(Deutsch) Hermesbürgschaft für Regenwaldzerstörung stoppen

(Deutsch) Hermesbürgschaft für Regenwaldzerstörung stoppen


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Flood desaster in Bukit Lawang

Flood desaster in Bukit Lawang


09 November, 2003

Watch Indonesia! – call for help

Dear readers,

enclosed we send you some new information on the flood disaster in Bukit Lawang/Bohorok, North Sumatra. Politicians blame illegal loggers for the disaster, labelling them as „terrorists“. However, we don´t know yet what kind of action they are planning to take in this new kind of „war on terrorism“. Meanwhile The Jakarta Post reports on heavy irregularities in the distribution of donations to ... read more

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The Federal Government of Germany and the German Bundestag must ban the import of illegal timber now!

The Federal Government of Germany and the German Bundestag must ban the import of illegal timber now!


13 October 2003

Appeal for measures against illegal timber trade

Illegal logging and timber trade are – as well as legal overexploitation – one of the main reasons for the destruction of forests, especially primary forests. According to World Bank estimates, the timber exporting countries are losing about EUR 10 – 15 billion in taxes by these illegal dealings. Illegal logging destroys enormous forest areas, threatens biodiversity and ruins the basis of life of the local population. Forest and ... read more

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