2 October 2013
Harrison Ford fired harsh questions at Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan. The verbal barrage managed to upset the chief steward of Indonesia’s vast tract of tropical rainforests. The Hollywood icon famed for his starring role as Indiana Jones was winding up a 10-day trip in Central Kalimantan and Sumatra to film a documentary on climate change.
The American actor was appalled by the footage recorded in Tesso Nilo, a national park in Riau province, Sumatra. In his testy interview with Zulkifli on Sept. 9, Ford, an advocate for environmental causes and vice-chairman of Conservation International, demanded action and accountability for the environmental damage he found in Tesso Nilo.
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