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Indonesia | Villagers use device rigged up from old cell phones to deter illegal loggers

PAKAN RABAA, Indonesia — This village in West Sumatra, a lush province of volcanoes and hilly rain forests, had a problem with illegal loggers.


They were stealing valuable hardwood with impunity. At first, a group of local people put a fence across the main road leading into the forest, but it was flimsy and proved no match for the interlopers.


https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/15/climate/indonesia-logging-deforestation.html

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