Gallery: World’s Third Largest Paper Company Promises to Halt Deforesta...

 

Today the world’s third largest paper company, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) pledged to stop deforestation in Indonesia. As a result of years of campaigning by activist groups such as Greenpeace, the company stopped clearing virgin forests and announced that they will only source material from land that was not a rainforest ecosystem or that has already been cleared. This is a major victory for Indonesia’s forests, the world at large, and those looking to preserve habitats for critically endangered animals such as the Sumatran tiger and orangutan.

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