Keeping a Log

Taylor, David
October 2007
Forbes Asia;10/29/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 18, p24
The article features the company Asia Pacific Resources International (APRIL). Allegations of illegal logging, cutting down trees on protected lands or exceeding quotas, have dogged Asian pulp companies for years. APRIL launched a campaign to crack down on illegal loggers for three years and it had not used fire to clear land for tree plantations since 1997.


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