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Jakarta Post

Inspiring Mind: The Nature Conservancy safeguarding our home

  • The Jakarta Post

  /   Sat, November 19 2016   /  08:17 am

Katie HawkGRASSROOTS ACTIVITIES AND FUNDRAISING TO SAVE OUR NATUREEnvironmental damage and climate change are among the biggest threats the world faces today. Just imagine what the world would be like if continuous tangible environmental protection is not undertaken!

The Nature Conservancy (TNC), the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important land areas and waters for nature and people, addresses the most pressing conservation threats on the largest scale. The organization has been active in environmental protection programs in Indonesia since 1991, working in close collaboration with governments, local communities, civil societies, private sectors and academia.

Indonesia has the richest biodiversity on Earth. Its combined tropical rainforests covering 98 million hectares of land, rank third among the world’s largest. Its ...