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Rimbunan Hijau Watch PNG
The chairman of PNG's Eco-Forestry Forum, Kenn Mondiai, said PNG's forests were being destroyed and many logging companies were operating illegally.
Last year, PNG's Independent Review of Forest Allocations found illegal logging permits had been issued by the National Forest Authority and many logging operations were running contrary to the PNG Forestry Act.
Opposition MP Jamie Maxtone-Grahame said Adcock's detention was an example of political leaders using police in unconstitutional ways to achieve political ends.
"We need to establish where the constitutional duties of the police lie and the limits of political authority over the police," he
Parliament was adjourned until Wednesday morning.
Mr Mondiai was the country's sole representative as the PNG Forest Authority and the timber industry's lobby group Forest Industries Association failed to send anyone to the conference.
recommended that the international meeting take up the issues he
raised in his
Australian Conservation Foundation - Senate Inquiry Misses Pacific Stability Solution - 21 August 2003
"Industrial logging of our forests is not just undermining our environment, it is undermining our society, " said Ken Mondiai, Chairperson of the PNG Eco-Forestry Forum.
Scoop: PNG: Greenpeace launches station to protect forest
Ken Mondiai, Head of the EcoForestry Forum, a network of environment groups working with Greenpeace, said: "We are honoured to welcome the Rainbow Warrior to mark the beginning of this exciting new approach to eco-forestry in Papua New Guinea.
ACF Online - Papua New Guinea Civil Society Representatives
Kenn Mondiai - Chairperson, PNG Eco-Forestry Forum (EFF) and Executive Director, Partners with Melanesians
Ken has extensive qualifications in rural development and forestry, completed both in PNG
& the UK.After gaining a solid professional foundation as a forester, Kenn moved on to work for the WWF-Soth Pacific as the Manager of Forest of PNG/Melanesian Community Sustainable Livelihood Project.He sits on a range of high level boards and committees including the World Bank FCP Oversight Committee and the European Union PNG Forestry Project Oversight Committee.
ACF - Vic Govt inundated with objections to Hazelwood coal extension
A submission by Mr Ken Mondiai, Chairman of the PNG Eco-Forestry Forum said: "It is not fair for a wealthy country like Australia to continue to pollute so much without paying for the costs that its pollution will impose on people around the world.