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Indonesia’s for-profit conservationists

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Jakarta | Tue, November 27 2012 | 11:40 am

PREMIUM Running alongside the eastern border of Kalimantan’s Tanjung Puting National Park is a broad expanse of oil palm plantation.

The tropical rainforest teeming with various tree species and swinging orangutans would jut up against the endless rows of mono-cultured oil palms if not for a 91,000-hectare swath of privately owned land separating the park and plantation.

This land too ha...