Irwandi Yusuf – Corrupt “Green Governor” – Fires Raging in Peat Forest at Center of Legal Case in Indonesia

 The toll of palm oil — Death (of flora and fauna), Destruction (of the environment), Displacement (of indigenous peoples).   The corrupt local “green governor, ” Irwandi Yusuf, sold out his own land and people — against the law — to a palm oil developer, PT. Kallista Alam. 

This is protected forest in a national park, for fuc*k sake! 

palm oil

palm oil (Photo credit: Wrote)

When will it stop?!

The story can be found here:

http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0327-tripa_hotspots.html

A link to some horrific pictures can be found here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/carlosquilesfoto/sets/72157629680326167/

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One Response to Irwandi Yusuf – Corrupt “Green Governor” – Fires Raging in Peat Forest at Center of Legal Case in Indonesia

  1. Pingback: Banana Republic Indonesia Folds to Palm Oil Again: Greed, Corruption And Consumer Culture Conspire To Destroy Environment | gettingonmysoapbox

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