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Forest People of Tobelo Halmahera

Island community fight mining and illegal logging

Location

Indonesia

Released

August 2015

Duration

8:35

Tags
  • Activism
  • Fighting Big Corporations
  • Indigenous Made Film
  • Indonesia
  • Partner film
  • Resource Extraction

On the island of Halmahera, North Mollucas, more than 300 mining permits threaten the existence of priceless tropical forests. Illegal logging is also a problem for indigenous people in the village of Forest Tobelo people in Dodaga village. Deeply concerned with the condition of their forests that they struggle to resist.

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