Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Mad dash for energy profits destroying peoples lives

Forest cleared in October 2011 on Muara Tae customary land, in a concession issued to PT Munte Wani Jaya Perkasa (credit: EIA/Tom Johnson)

Group releases photos of Borneo rainforest to be converted for palm plantations: "PT Munte Waniq Jaya Perkasa is currently bulldozing forests around Muara Tae to establish an oil palm plantation. The company, which is owned by Malaysia-based TSH Resources, is backed by police and other security personnel.

Read more at http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0127-muara_tae_eia.html#yVYZMFb1L6TfYcfP.99

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