Forest Restoration in Hammered Sumatra
Linking jungle patches and mountain refugia
By: Gregory McCann
The Indonesian island of Sumatra has long suffered one of the planet’s highest rates of deforestation, much of it occurring since the 1990s. This heavily-hammered former tropical paradise retains only fragments of its tanah Allah – land of God – a magical tapestry of biodiversity unmatched anywhere else on the planet.
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