Tokyo Olympic venue construction is accused of using endangered forests to invite environmental groups to protest

[Global Network Comprehensive Report] According to the British “Guardian” reported on November 29, the environmental protection organization accused the use of wood from the endangered Southeast Asian tropical rainforest in the construction of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, which has caused irreversible biodiversity conservation. damage.

The environmental protection organization said in the allegation that the purchase policy of the Tokyo Olympics “caused the Indonesian tropical rain forest and the habitat of the Borneo endangered orangutan to be destroyed”.

These allegations are reported to be concentrated on the use of 8,700 tropical wooden plywood. These plywoods are mainly supplied by the Korean and Indonesian joint ventures "Korindo". This month, a number of reports from non-governmental organizations disclosed these. However, Korindo responded that the company’s operations were in full compliance with Indonesian law and had obtained the consent of the local community and did not use illegal timber.

Environmentalists worry that the new large national stadium in Japan may also use this type of wood.

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