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Say No to Forest Conversion in Masurai

Jambi province in Sumatra is known for its lowland rainforest, rich with natural resources, rare flora and fauna like sumatran tiger, sumatran elephant, jerenang rattan, and other rattans can be found in jambi’s natural forests. However 2.1 million hectares of Jambi’s natural forest is not as lush as it used to be, forest conversion and the many consessions for large-scale estates, industrial plantations, and mining wiping out jambi’s natural forest cover, destruction of jambi’s natural forest has reached 1 million hectares. In Merangin district community members from 53 villages in 6 sub-district attempt to defend their natural forests, they rejected having an industrial plantation consessions enter their land. Directed by Een Irawan Putra and edited by Rifky, this video produced by Walhi, Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia (The Indonesian Forum for Environment) Jambi.


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