Gunung Leuser National Park Under Assault

Gunung Leuser National Park Under Assault

Illegal Deforestation Threatens Unique Biodiversity There’s only one place left on the planet where tigers, elephants, orangutans, and rhinos live together in the wild—the Leuser Ecosystem World Heritage Site on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. Clouded leopards,...
Deforestation In Indonesia Outpacing Brazil

Deforestation In Indonesia Outpacing Brazil

Deforestation Killing Entire Ecosystems Satellite images have found that Indonesia’s ancient forests, a cradle of biodiversity and a buffer against climate change, have shrunk much faster than thought, scientists said on Sunday. Between 2000 and 2012, Indonesia...