Indonesia: A turning point for deforestation

Sydney Morning Herald: A contract signed in Jakarta on Tuesday by the owners of Asia Pulp and Paper, which is based in Indonesia, has received the qualified endorsement of its tormentor, Greenpeace after it agreed to log solely plantation timber. The man who brokered the deal, Australian Scott Poynton, from the Forest Trust, said this ''could be a real turning point in the fight against deforestation``. ''APP has got such a complex political, environmental and economic context, if they can do it, there`s no excuse......

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