Money Logging: On the Trail of the Asian Timber Mafia

Money Logging: On the Trail of the Asian Timber Mafia

Lukas Straumann


cash Logging investigates what Gordon Brown has referred to as most likely the most important environmental crime of our occasions the big destruction of the Borneo rainforest by means of Malaysian loggers. Historian and campaigner Lukas Straumann is going in seek not just of the misplaced forests and the folk who used to name them domestic, but additionally the community of criminals who've earned billions via unlawful bushes revenues and corruption. Straumann singles out Abdul Taib Mahmud, present governor of the Malay¬sian country of Sarawak, because the kingpin of this Asian bushes mafia. Taib s kinfolk with the complicity of worldwide monetary associations have profited to the music of 15 billion US money. cash Logging is a narrative of a those that have misplaced their historical paradise to a desolate tract of oil palm plantations, toxins, and corruption and the way they wish to take it again. Translated from German.

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