REDD - CO2lonialism of forests
Kampar Peninsula: Potential Pilot Project

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The Kampar Peninsula in Riau, Indonesia sits on one of the richest peatland stores of carbon in the world. The peninsula is rich is biodiversity and home to thousands of tribal people who use the river for food, transport and communication. The surrounding forests provide all necessities for the Indigenous and forest communities who have protected and lived as an integral part of the rich forest for hundreds of thousands of years.