Resource Extraction in West Papua
West Papua is one of the last great frontier wildernesses. Over 250 distinct indigenous communities live amongst spectacular rainforests, mountains and coral ecosystems. But all is not well on the world's second largest island - which now serves as a backdrop to one of the most severely underreported conflicts in recent history. Officially a 'special' autonomous region of Indonesia, indigenous Papuans have been visciously fighting for independence since the 1960s, whilst big business and a...