Lost Tax Revenue From Unlicensed Logging and Mining in Borneo

in Environmental Threats

Illegal logging and illegal mining on the Indonesian island of Borneo costs the country up to $36.4 Billion.

Up to 1,236 mining firms and 537 oil palm plantation companies are believed to be operating illegally on the island.

Source: “Illegal Logging, Mining Ravages Kalimantan, Costs Indonesia $36.4b,” Jakarta Globe, April 28, 2011.

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