Image 1 of 1
The roots stump of a palm tree partly buried in the sand in Turubu Bay. Turrbu Bay is one of many places in PNG where logging companies are practising land grabs and illegal logging. Locals report that their sego palms are dying, fish are disappearing, landslides are destroying roads, and abandoned, unmaintained bridges, built by loggers to transport timber out of the forests, collapse, blocking rivers and this disrupts the irrigation systems that supply their crops.