Faith In The Forest

Faith in the forest
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All these photos come from Still Pictures. Daniel Dancer’s aerial shot (top left) shows the impact of clearcutting in California: the battle to preserve the ancient forests is not confined to the Majority World. Mark Edwards’ pictures of dancers and artists in Cameroon show a community harnessing traditional culture to spread the word about saving the forest. Jorgen Schytte (top centre) documents Mauritanians’ determination to reclaim the desert. Nigel Dickinson (bottom three) has captured a demonstration in the Philippines together with two images of the Kenyah people of Long Geng village in Sarawak, Malaysia. They are blockading logging roads in spirited defence of the forests that have sustained them for centuries.

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Daniel Dancer's aerial shot shows the impact of clearcutting in California: the battle to preserve the ancient forests is not confined to the Majority World. Mark Edwards' pictures of dancers and artists in Cameroon show a community jarnessing traditional culture to spread the word about saving the forest. [image, unknown]
Jorgen Schytte (top left of the centre three pictures) documents Mauritanians' determination to reclaim the desert. Nigel Dickinson (other two) has captured a demonstration in the Philippines together with two images of the Kenyah people of Long Geng village in Sarawak, Malaysia. They are blockading logging roads in spirited defence of the forests that have sustained them for centuries. [image, unknown]
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Nigel Dickinson photo. [image, unknown]
All photo's from STILL PICTURES
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mag cover This article is from the May 1996 issue of New Internationalist.
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