Big Damage

Big Damage As Papua New Guinea's precious forests are destroyed the traditional forest dwellers find themselves in an unenviable position. They soon find themselves forced to rely on the very companies destroying their lives.
"We are just like we were before, in darkness...", one local says. Promises from the loggers of clean water and education in exchange for signatures on contracts the locals couldn't read haven't come. Malaria is rife with logging camps disposing of oil in the river, the community's lifeline. "We know the damage that the company is doing", but as the government ignores their calls for help, they are forced to rely on the company exploiting them to survive.

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