Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/The-Village-Chief-of-Ahora-27MZIFLFN6YG.htmlConceptually similarBoy in Village of AhoraGP01AMSCompleted★★★★Molly Ake and Children in PopondettaGP0190BCompleted★★★★Molly Ake and Child in PopondettaGP01D3UCompleted★★★★Children Swim in PopondettaGP0190CCompleted★★★★Wellington Orari in PopondettaGP018EHCompleted★★★★Children Fish in PopondettaGP019A4Completed★★★★Palm Oil Plantation in PopondettaGP018ZGCompleted★★★★Clearing Bush in PopondettaGP019AMCompleted★★★★Independence Day in PopondettaGP018R3Completed★★★★View AllGP01GLHThe Village Chief of AhoraPortrait of Osborne, the village Chief, at the village called Ahora where the water well has been contaminated by the Oil Palm and has affected the health and lifestyle of the community. The GPS coordinates here are: 08.69086 E.148.24Locations:Melanesia-Oro Province-Pacific Islands-Papua New Guinea-PopondettaDate:15 Sep, 2007Credit:© Greenpeace / Peter SolnessMaximum size:2100px X 1395pxKeywords:Climate (campaign title)-Day-Drinking water-Forests (campaign title)-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Men-One person-Outdoors-Pacific Islander ethnicities-Portraits-River pollutionShoot: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.