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  • The Last Home of Mentawai’s Primates
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    The Last Home of Mentawai’s Primates

    Four species of primates endemic to Mentawai Islands are now endangered. Most of their populations are found just outside of Siberut National Park, in what is designated as production forest area. This report is supported by the Rainforest Journalism Fund under partnership with the Pulitzer Center.

  • The Last Home of Mentawai’s Primates
    Environment

    The Last Home of Mentawai’s Primates

    Four species of primates endemic to Mentawai Islands are now endangered. Most of their populations are found just outside of Siberut National Park, in what is designated as production forest area. This report is supported by the Rainforest Journalism Fund under partnership with the Pulitzer Center.

  • Gone with the Flood
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    Gone with the Flood

    An ITB researcher estimates that more than 100 coastal regencies and municipalities could disappear under the sea flood. Climate Central predicts 23 million residents in coastal regions of Indonesia would be affected by tidal flood due to rising sea level by 2050.

  • For Bird in Cage Contests
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    For Bird in Cage Contests

    The environment and forestry ministry took five species of birds difficult to find in nature off the protected list. More consideration was given to birdbreeders than LIPI’s recommendation.

  • Ironwood’s Irony
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    Ironwood’s Irony

    The environment and forestry ministry removed ironwood from the list of protected trees under the protests of oil palm corporation, even though it did not receive a recommendation from LIPI.

  • Slow Growing Green Open Space
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    Slow Growing Green Open Space

    City administrations are having difficulties meeting the green open space requirement of 30 percent of overall city area. Jakarta sets an annual growth of 23 hectares of open space, far below the ideal amount of 650 hectares.

  • Ecotourism  to Secure Hope
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    Ecotourism to Secure Hope

    Hutan Harapan faces the threats of land burning, illegal logging and mining road construction. Still relying on donors’ funding, this restoration company needs government support.

  • The Carbon Center’s Staggered Walk
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    The Carbon Center’s Staggered Walk

    Fire raged across part of the ecosystem restoration area of Katingan Mentaya Project in Central Kalimantan. This world’s largest in the carbon trading program has been surrounded by oil palm plantations. The absence of the government regulation worsens the condition. Tempo collaborates with a Dutch investigative media organisation Investico and Narasi to make this report.

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