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Nellemann, C., Miles, L., Kaltenborn, B.P., Virtue, M. and Ahlenius, H. 2007. The last stand of the orangutan – State of emergency: Illegal logging, fire and palm oil in Indonesia’s national parks. UNEP, GRID-Arendal, Norway, www.grida.no
Uploaded on Wednesday 01 Feb 2012
Multinational networks to exploit natural resources
A generalized diagram of how multinational networks exploit natural resources by developing numerous temporary subsidiaries and use corruption and security firms to ensure rapid exploitation and maximum profits. Arms trading has been reported from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, while the bribes and “security firms” also play a major role in Indonesia. This graphic is republished from "The last stand of the Orangutan" Rapid Response Assessment