40 Years in Indonesia

40 Years in Indonesia Part 1 by Alain Compost | After a career as photographer and cameraman spanning 40 years, mostly in Indonesia. I am returning to places I have visited that now represent the last strongholds for Indonesia’s biodiversity. I want to witness the changes that have taken place during all these years. My…

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Tsunami and the Javan Rhino

Tsunami and the Javan Rhino. A devastating tsunami that killed more than 400 people in Indonesia has left the last surviving population of Javan Rhinos unscathed, but has highlighted once again the dire threats facing the critically endangered species. The December 22 tsunami, caused by a landslide in the Sunda Strait following a massive eruption…

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Private Conservation Area

Private Conservation Area. Ecotourism in Indonesia could flourish more if the operation of conservation areas like national parks is managed by the private sector, a top researcher said on Wednesday. University of Indonesia professor of conservation biology Jatna Supriatna, who chairs the university’s Research Center for Climate Change, said privatizing the management of national parks…

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