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Sumatran Forest Designated a “World Heritage Site in Danger”

Sumatran Forest Designated a “World Heritage Site in Danger”

By Nick Engelfried on Wed, 07/27/2011 – 11:58am Designation of a new World Heritage Site in Danger by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has given environmentalists hope that the international community may come to the rescue of one of the most threatened strongholds of biodiversity on the planet: the tropical forests […]

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Danger listing for Indonesia’s Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra

Danger listing for Indonesia’s Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra

The need to mobilize support and raise awareness to overcome threats facing the 2.5 million hectare Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra has led the World Heritage Committee to place the property on the List of World Heritage in Danger. The Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2004 for its […]

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W. Lampung set for tourism development

W. Lampung set for tourism development

Oyos Saroso H.N. , The Jakarta Post , Liwa, West Lampung West Lampung in Lampung province is a regency that is blessed with natural resources such as beautiful mountains and hills, beaches and lakes, and dense forest in the 360,000-hectare Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park (TNBBS). West Lampung is also home to beautiful and natural […]

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