Greenpeace Southeast Asia

Staying positive in Indonesia by Chuck Baclagon

From the Climate Rescue Blog

Hi! My name is Pablo, Greenpeace activist from Spain, and I’m writing this e-mail from the Climate Defenders Camp, that Greenpeace set up in Sumatra, Indonesia.

It has been pretty depressing to see all the forest destruction here. Big areas of jungle have been burnt and other deforested areas are now full of plantations of palm, eucalyptus trees and other commercial species.

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Climate Defenders Camp by Chuck Baclagon

Our team in Indonesia has set up a camp in the heart of the rainforest where activists will remain for several weeks in order to bring urgent attention to the role that deforestation plays in driving dangerous climate change.

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