News file for: WALHI Riau
National Geographic Society has broken ties with Asian Pulp and Paper after a report revealed that the company was using endangered Indonesian ramin trees for its paper products.
After a recent fiasco over the Senepis Tiger Sanctuary in Sumatra, paper giant Asia Pulp & Paper Group has embarked on a new initative to provide clean and safe water to communities in Indonesia.
Asia Pulp & Paper denies allegations of clear cutting inside the Senepis Tiger Sanctuary, and says that the Sanctuary has been preserved as dense, natural forest.
A new report by a Sumatra-based NGO, Eyes on the Forest, alleges that paper giant Asia Pulp & Paper is conducting clear cutting operations in the protected forests of the Senepis Tiger Sanctuary.