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Orang Rimba’s existence at stake

  • Jon Afrizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jambi | Tue, November 27 2012 | 09:53 am
Orang Rimba’s existence at stake

PREMIUM The past decade has been a difficult time for the Orang Rimba tribespeople, who live within the Bukit Duabelas National Park (TNBD) in Jambi, due to the rapid pace of forest encroachment, despite the fact that the forest is home to the Orang Rimba.

Based on data at the TNBD Center, of the park’s total area of 60,500 hectares, only 30 percent remains intact, while the other 70 percent has ...