building highway in papuas



the Indonesian government is building a 2700miles road on New Guinea, opening up some of the last primeval forest on earth, and will bring threats to many unique wildlife like the paradise birds and tree-kangaroos on the island. large amount of forest will be gone because of the road construction, and the road would create access for more mining, minerals or agri-business activities in the future, bringing more threats to the wildlife and cause more biodiversity loss.

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