Category Archives: Rainforest Destruction

LESSONS FROM THE RAINFOREST

By Bruce Beehler | Conservation International | May 5, 2009 I have been tramping around rainforests for more than three decades now, pursuing research, community engagement, conservation and my own love of nature. I have spent time in tropical forests, … 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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Indonesia is home to three of the most endangered species

By Jonathan Wootliff | The Jakarta Post | April 7, 2009. It’s easy to become immune to the endless stream of reports about the plight of some of the planet’s most endangered species. But I make no apology for again … Continue reading

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