Comments on: In dengue-infested Indonesian village: clinic or trees? http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/11/30/in-dengue-infested-indonesian-village-clinic-or-trees/ Global environmental challenges Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:14:55 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: eddieblack http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/11/30/in-dengue-infested-indonesian-village-clinic-or-trees/comment-page-1/#comment-343613 Tue, 08 Dec 2009 19:55:52 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/?p=14780#comment-343613 True that Setiwono.

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By: helen creagh http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/11/30/in-dengue-infested-indonesian-village-clinic-or-trees/comment-page-1/#comment-343462 Wed, 02 Dec 2009 00:17:49 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/?p=14780#comment-343462 Would it not be nice to see all the well meaning Greenpeace activists donate for infrastructure in these desperate villages and for those at the Copenhagen summit to act on their expressed intentions to help developing countries?

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By: setiwono http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/11/30/in-dengue-infested-indonesian-village-clinic-or-trees/comment-page-1/#comment-343461 Tue, 01 Dec 2009 23:50:46 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/?p=14780#comment-343461 In a world in which first-world consumers paid appropriate levies for timber resources, instead of bargain-basement exploitation rates, villagers like these would have trees, mosques and clinics. There are plenty of first-world forestry-resource communities, in places as far apart as Japan and Austria, where forest products are appropriately priced. In these communities, villagers have access to a full range of community services. Here’s a global equity issue that can only be resolved by first-world change.

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