Tomi Soetjipto: Activists detail Indonesia illegal logging to China

From Reuters AlertNet:

Environmental activists said on Thursday they had uncovered the world’s biggest racket involving a single type of wood, with huge shipments of logs being shipped from Indonesia’s remote Papua to China.

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), based in Britain and the , and its Indonesian partner Telapak, said the illegal billion-dollar was threatening what they called the last remaining intact tropical forests in the - .

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