A New Leaf in the Rainforest:
Longtime Villain Vows Reform

Few companies have done as much damage to the world’s tropical forests as Asia Pulp & Paper. But under intense pressure from its customers and conservation groups, APP has embarked on a series of changes that could significantly reduce deforestation in Indonesia and serve as a model for forestry reform. READ MORE

 

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This satellite image shows the loss of forest cover in Indonesia's Riau Province, a key area of logging and timber plantation operations for Asia Pulp & Paper. Forest loss is depicted in pink and forest gain in blue. Forest cover in Riau has plunged from 63 percent in the early 1990s to 22 percent in 2012. (Credit: Global Forest Watch)

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