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Indonesia Rainforest

Rapacious War Against Nature: Indonesian Palm Oil

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 10.20.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

In the 1960s, 82 percent of Indonesia's 17,000 islands were endowed with tropical rainforests brimming with life. Today Indonesian tropical rainforests are being converted into unsustainable and unregulated palm oil plantations.

Endangered Sumatran Tiger Dies in Trap While Bulldozers Rip Rainforest Nearby (VIDEO)

Kevin Grandia | Posted 09.26.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Recently word came to the Greenpeace office in Indonesia that a Sumatran tiger was stuck in an animal trap for six days without food or water. After a week of suffering, forest officers arrived to evacuate the tiger -- but it was too late.