A man displays a placard that reads 'Forest Destroyer' while attending a protest in front of the Ministry of Forestry in Jakarta on January 22, 2009. Scores of people who live next to the 6000 hectares forest of Kio Pubabu Besipae in eastern Indonesia and earning their livelihood from it, held a protest against deforestation. According to a report, between 1990 and 2005 Indonesia lost more than 28 million hectares of forest, including 21.7 hectares of virgin forest. Today Indonesia's forests are some of the most threatened on the planet. By Adek Berry/Getty.
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