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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > More than 1 million acres of New Guinea forest cut from Indonesia's forest moratorium

More than 1 million acres of New Guinea forest cut from Indonesia's forest moratorium

Date : 16th February 2012, Source : Mongabay



More than 400,000 hectares of land including 350,000 hectares of peatland in Indonesian New Guinea lost their protected status during a November 2011 revision of Indonesia's moratorium on new forest concessions, reports a new analysis by Greenomics-Indonesia, a Jakarta-based NGO.

http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0216-greenomics_papua_mifee.html





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