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Borneo loggers swop chainsaws for cheap healthcare

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 05:50

A dentist and his assistant treating a family member of a former logger at a non-profit health clinic in Sukadana, West Kalimantan province.

Sukadana, Indonesia

THE forest around Manjau in Borneo once reverberated with the scream of chainsaws, as gangs of illegal loggers felled ancient hardwood trees for sale to timber merchants downstream.

But many loggers in the remote Indonesian village are hanging up their chainsaws

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