Category Archives: Indonesia

World’s Smallest Primate Up Close in Tangkoko

The Jakarta Post | September 3, 2000 TONGKAINA, Molas, North Sulawesi (JP): Our bus took a left turn just as it approached the magnificent Bitung Port at the tip of Sulawesi Island. It headed toward Tangkoko natural reserve, about one … Continue reading

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Saving the Rainforest, Rebuilding Communities, One Orang Utan at a Time

One man’s odyssey that began with his compassion for the plight of the endangered Orang Utan in the jungles of Kalimantan (Indonesia’s Borneo), has developed into a truly exemplary life-long work of deforestation, rebuilding communities, reversing the adverse effects of … Continue reading

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Indonesia in race to save the world’s most endangered animals

By Dian Hasan | May 13, 2009             The world’s largest archipelago, Indonesia, carries the accolade as among the world’s last bastion against global warming. With the world’s second largest tropical rainforest after Brazil’s Amazon, … Continue reading

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