Illegal logging activities blamed for flood in Indonesia

Rainforest News: Uncontrolled illegal logging has been blamed for a flash flood in Tangse district, Pidie regency, Aceh, on Thursday evening. The flood waters killed at least 12 people and displaced hundreds of families. "It's undeniable that the disaster was caused by illegal logging and land clearing activities in the region," Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) Aceh branch executive director Teuku Muhammad Zulfikar. Illegal logging activities became increasingly widespread in the region following the......

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