Sumatran habitat for tigers, orangutans gets a partial reprieve from development; Hans Nicholas Jong; Monga Bay

Indonesia – Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra

OFFICIALS in the Indonesian province of Aceh have vowed to safeguard the last known habitat shared by tigers, orangutans, rhinos and elephants, but concerns abound that the proposed protections are limited in scope. The provincial government, which enjoys a degree of autonomy from the central government in Jakarta, has declared there will be no infrastructure projects developed inside the Gunung Leuser National Park.

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