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Harapan rainforest raises hope amid overexploitation

  • Jon Afrizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jambi | Fri, September 25 2009 | 12:19 pm

PREMIUM Sumatra's low-plain forests are fast diminishing, currently measuring only 400,000 hectares. The main cause of the deforestation rampant illegal logging and clear-cutting, and if this prevails, experts warn, low-plain forests in Sumatra will likely be completely wiped out by 2010. The Harapan rainforest, spanning 101,355 hectares and located in Jambi and South Sumatra provinces, is part of the r...

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