Time To End Subsidies That Are Destroying Forests

When we remove them, we humour financially. The inauspicious timberland fires that burnt opposite Indonesia in late 2015 were estimated by a World Bank to have cost $16 billion in mislaid property, ill health, and reduced mercantile activity. Those fires were a outcome of a clearing and removal of Indonesia’s peatland forests for plantations.

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