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Kalpataru Award Winner: Lidjie Taq, Guarding the source of life

  • Anissa S. Febrina

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, June 9 2009 | 10:47 am
Kalpataru Award Winner: Lidjie Taq, Guarding the source of life

PREMIUM JP/Anissa S. Febrina To live close to nature is probably something many in the city dream of. But rarely do we realize the great responsibility that comes with that privilege, one that Lidjie Taq, chief of the Wehea tribe, takes very seriously. "For us, the forest is a source of life," says the leader of the 2,500 residents of Nehes Liah Bing, a village in East Kalimantan'...

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