The following post is a guest blog from Indonesian conservationist and RAN ally Tezar Pahlevie. Please watch the brief following video of Tezar speaking to RAN staff from his home province of Aceh in Sumatra, Indonesia from November 2013.
Tragically, most of the world’s original forests have already been lost or degraded, and those that remain are falling fast. The scale and pace of deforestation in Indonesia alone is so extreme it is having devastating consequences for species, communities and the climate. RAN’s campaigns are designed to confront the two primary drivers of this destruction, the expansion of palm oil plantations and logging by the pulp and paper industry.
Read more about Indonesian rainforests.