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EDITORIAL: Piracy of nature

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    EDITORIAL

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, March 21, 2017 | 08:23 am
EDITORIAL: Piracy of nature Mangrove leaves. (Shutterstock/File)

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Most Indonesians would have never heard of the gold-winged Ornithoptera goliath, the planet’s second largest butterfly with a wingspan of up to 23 centimeters, which smugglers reportedly hunt on Papua’s Arfak Mountain to meet collectors’ demands. Among the boundless riches of our plant and animal kingdom, divers also come from afar seeking the pygmy seahorse. Also, given the d...

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