Monthly Archives: agosto 2011

Sumatra: an ecological Armageddon

ABC News’ Foreign Correspondent programme investigated into the operations in Sumatra, Indonesia by the paper giant Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd., better known by the more disarming acronym APRIL. The programme, titled,Sumatra – Paper/Tiger, gives a shocking view of the … Continue reading

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APP rehomes a tiger after cutting down its forest home

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) announced the success of its environmental operation to save tigers: the company has moved a tiger from one part of South Sumatra province to another in order to protect it. This is supposed to prove … Continue reading

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Illegal logging activities blamed for flood in Indonesia

Uncontrolled illegal logging has been blamed for a flash flood in Tangse district, Pidie regency, Aceh, on Thursday evening. The flood waters killed at least 12 people and displaced hundreds of families. “It’s undeniable that the disaster was caused by … Continue reading

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Fuji Xerox cuts ties with Indonesian logging company

Australian environmentalists have praised Fuji Xerox for cutting ties with a big paper manufacturer accused of wrongfully logging Indonesian rainforests. Fuji Xerox Australia announced on Thursday it will no longer be doing business with Asia Pacific Resources International (APRIL), which … Continue reading

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