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Indonesia: Land of Contrasts

Logging in Indonesia

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Logging in Indonesia

Indonesia boasts one of the largest tropical forests in the world, along with Brazil's Amazon basin and the Congo basin. Yet the global appetite for timber, palm oil, and coal and other minerals is driving deforestation at an alarming rate.

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