Debate Over Plantations in Degraded Forests Bog Down Indonesia Anti-Deforestation Plans

April 27, 2011 by  
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If you’re following how Indonesia’s plans to stop deforestation have essentially halted , The Investigative Fund has some good background: The central hang-up within the Indonesian government is whether or not industrial-scale plantations should be allowed on lands that have been partially degraded. The Indonesia government wants to boost oil palm and acacia production in order to increase GDP w..

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See 25 Years of Mountaintop Removal Mining Destruction in 10 Seconds

April 27, 2011 by  
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Photos used in animation via NASA Earth Observatory , remixed by @jaiden0 A couple weeks ago, I shared some NASA satellite photos that captured the destruction wrought by a West Virginia mountaintop removal mining operation over the course of 25 years. The images were taken above the Ho… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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