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Can't see the trees for the smokescreen

There are worrying signs that Indonesia's timber barons are trying to accelerate their destruction of Indonesia's last remaining forests. In a series of underhanded campaigns, the tycoons are posing as conservationists in order to increase their profits and productivity. In the latest example of this brazen guile, the Indonesian Forestry Society (Masyarakat Perhutanan Indonesia - MPI) announced Thursday (29/8/02) it will provide Rp100 billion ($11.25 million) to help the government curb timber smuggling and protect
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