when the floods and landslides have killed dozens of residents, the community realized that they had lost all functions of forests.
Tree guards who detain or
arrest as well as rain water in the hills and highlands of the island
has been cut down just to satisfy the greed of material lust
momentarily. In fact, the results of
timber sales that did not make the people around became prosperous.
In contrast, forest
logging actions that just makes the residents who already suffer from
sengsaram more floods and landslides that have devastated villages them.
natural forests are
actually able to provide benefits to their lives turned into anger and
lead to disaster.
Proven, losses incurred
due to illegal logging was really invaluable. in addition to the
treasure, the human soul also germplasm and ecology of forest resources
which actually useful for human life is also destroyed. economic function,
ecological, social and forest resources were destroyed as well. there are no forests, no
nowadays is a serious problem facing the forestry sector.
This case highlighted the
world took place because of weak law enforcement supported.
illegal logging is
rampant pillage accompanied mainly on the borders of Borneo - Sarawak -
because it involves many parties, from members of the community to the
Situation has accelerated
the degradation rate of Indonesian rain forests, which constitute the
lung - the lung of the world. illegal logging was who
did not care anymore whether they are cutting production forests,
conservation forests or protected forests.
Condition of forest
resources who increasingly damaged by the day are unlikely to be
improved in the near future. political instability and
the implementation of forestry since the mid-year 1998 which
progressively gets worse at this time become a strong encouragement of
forest degradation and deforestation increase (decrease and forest
"Current rates of forest
decline otherwise reach 1.6 to 1.8 million hectares per year is likely
to increase rapidly in the next five years." according to economic
analysts predict forestry forestry economic observers predict. indeed, the world bank
has estimated that all natural forests in Sumatra will be lost in the
year 2005 - 2010 and in Borneo on the years 2010-2015.
Law enforcement which has
been the weak point of the forest protection should be prioritized
appropriately. moral integrity in
maintaining the forest's natural wealth should be able to be grown
independently in each apparatus forestry or related parties such as wood
and public employers.
Things that should not be
overlooked, responsibility preservation of this forest resource
utilization are not only the forest department, but now is precisely the
main task of world community with all the elements involved in, the
wealth suber very abundant forest resources should be used as capital in
the development of welfare International, national
and regional levels.