Forest Destruction

Forests in parts of Southeast Asia face greater threats than previously thought because researchers often rely on data that ignores new roads, which are precursors to deforestation and development, a study shows. (Antara Photo/Akbar Tado)

By : JG | on 3:53 PM March 05, 2018
Category : Multimedia, Photos, Standalone

Damaged forest seen in the Kalukku Mountains in Mamuju district, West Sulawesi, on Saturday (03/03). A lack of supervision and public awareness often results in uncontrolled land clearance for agricultural purposes, which leads to deforestation and disrupted ecosystems, while also causing floods and landslides. (Antara Photo/Akbar Tado)