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Every year thousands of rainforests and peatlands are being destroyed to make way for new palm oil plantation in this region which is destroying homes of tigers. To check forest destruction, Greenpeace had started a movement known as "Protect Paradise. In which region this movement has been started?

A

Malaysia

B

Indonesia

C

India

D

Maldives

Answer

  • The 'Protect Paradise' campaign is about creating a worldwide movement, bringing together everyone who want forest friendly products and was started in Indonesia. 
  • Indonesia has some of the world's most intact and diverse tropical rainforests, many of global significance. These forests provide a sustainable livelihood and cultural identity to the indigenous peoples of the region. 
  • Indonesia's forests and peatlands also store enormous quantities of carbon, making them critical to the world's efforts to combat climate change.

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