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Saving Sumatra’s forests : World heritage in danger

  • Fitrian Ardiansyah and Thomas Barano

Canberra/Jakarta | Sun, April 22 2012 | 12:49 pm

PREMIUM In light of the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, celebrated this year on April 22, the government and citizens of Indonesia are again reminded of the huge challenges they face in halting or reversing the declining state of their natural forests, including those on Sumatra.

Sumatra is a rare island in that it harbors four endangered and unique mammals, namely the Sumatran orangutan, the Sumatr...

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