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Story Publication logo December 22, 2020

Trails of the Illegal Loggers (bahasa Indonesia)


Deforestation in Indonesia

This report was carried out by Pontianak Post journalists with the support of a grant from the...

Illegal logging in East Kalimantan
Aerial monitoring showed that logs were seen in the Tanjungpura University Education forest area in Peniti Dalam II Village, Segedong District, Mempawah, showing evidence of encroachment activity. ARIEF NUGROHO / PONTIANAK POST

Sawdust has not completely disappeared. The logs, skid trails and loggers’ huts have not moved from their places either. All are evidence of illegal logging in the Untan Education Forest area.

In the morning when Pontianak Post arrived there. The location is in the upstream of Kenak River, Peniti Dalam II Village, Segedong Sub-district, Mempawah District, or about 50 kilometers from Pontianak, the capital city of West Kalimantan Province.

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