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#50753 - 03 May 07 17:47 TEMPO/Indonesia, Fastest Destroyer of Forests in the World
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Indonesia, Fastest Destroyer of Forests in the World
Thursday, 03 May, 2007 | 16:43 WIB

Tempo Interactive, Jakarta: Indonesia has broken the record of the Guinness Book of World Record as the fastest destroyer of forests in the world and therefore will be listed in the 2008 Guinness Book.

According to Hapsoro, the Southeast Asian Green Peace's forest campaigner, as many as 72 percent of Indonesia's genuine forests have vanished and half of the remaining forests are still in danger.

“Indonesia destroys forests with the size equivalent with 300 football fields every hour,” he said during a press conference, Thursday (3/5).

He went on to say, the forest damage is caused by, among which, illegal logging which numbered 76 to 80 percent; legal logging through forest concession rights (HPH) and industrial forest estate (HTI) and also forest fires.

Ninin P Damayanti
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#50756 - 03 May 07 18:29 Re: TEMPO/Indonesia, Fastest Destroyer of Forests in the World [Re: KuKuKaChu]
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Indonesia doesn't deserve all the credit. China, Malaysia, Singapore and the West, including the World Bank, all play a valued role. It's an all round team effort that makes you proud to be human.
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