Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Boy-in-Village-of-Ahora-27MZIFLVU8VL.htmlConceptually similarMolly Ake and Child in PopondettaGP01D3UCompleted★★★★Molly Ake and Children in PopondettaGP0190BCompleted★★★★The Village Chief of AhoraGP01GLHCompleted★★★★Children Swim in PopondettaGP0190CCompleted★★★★Wellington Orari in PopondettaGP018EHCompleted★★★★Sewerage Plant in PopondettaGP0194HCompleted★★★★Children Fish in PopondettaGP019A4Completed★★★★Palm Oil Plantation in PopondettaGP018ZGCompleted★★★★Clearing Bush in PopondettaGP019AMCompleted★★★★View AllGP01AMSBoy in Village of AhoraThis is the village called Ahora where the water well has been contaminated by palm oil, affecting the health and lifestyle of the community. The GPS coordinates here are: 08.69086 E.148.24252.Locations:Melanesia-Oro Province-Pacific Islands-Papua New Guinea-PopondettaDate:15 Sep, 2007Credit:© Greenpeace / Peter SolnessMaximum size:1395px X 2100pxRestrictions:No FundraisingKeywords:Children-Climate (campaign title)-Day-Drinking water-Forests (campaign title)-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Outdoors-Pacific Islander ethnicitiesShoot:Palm Oil Industry Documentation in Papua New GuineaThe Palm Oil industry in Papua New Guinea is raising issues of both social and environmental concern. Land belonging to indigenous people has been acquired by the government for growing the crop. Workers on the plantations are not given proper safety equipment and water supplies have been contaminated affecting the health of local communities. The burning of forest areas for Palm Oil is a massive environmental hazard as carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere, making a substantial contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions.