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More than half of RI's biodiversity `unrecorded'

  • Adianto P. Simamora


JAKARTA | Sat, January 30 2010 | 12:53 pm

PREMIUM More than half of the biodiversity across the archipelago remains unrecorded due to lack of knowledge coupled with poor awareness by local authorities to halt unprecedented destruction of biodiversity. As of 2010, only 20 of the more than 400 regencies have begun to catalog the species in their area. "Indonesia is one of the 17 largest biodiversity hotspots on the planet, but we have not...