Indonesia: Veracel destroys rainforests and arable land in favour of cheap paper

Rainforest News: The multinational company Veracel Fibria, owned by the Swedish-Finnish enterprise Stora Enso, is expanding. The company performance is scheduled to be doubled – from currently 1.2 to 2.5 million tons of cellulose per year. In Bahia, the base material for paper is obtained from eucalyptus wood. To date, the monocultures already cover nearly 120.000 hectares. If Veracel implements the plan, the plantations will double in size accordingly. While the multinational companies reap huge profits, the......

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