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Indonesia Part 1: Sumatra

We had a 30-day visa for Indonesia, and had a tough time deciding how to distribute our time across the many islands. We decided to start in Sumatra, but after reading about how difficult public transportation is, we went ahead and booked an organized 8-day tour with an environmentally-conscious tour company. 986 more words

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Wildlife poacher arrested in Sumatra 'was set to sell tiger carcass’

A wildlife poacher who was in possession of a tiger carcass has been arrested in North Sumatra in Indonesia.

An anti-trafficking team made up of officials from the Gunung Leuser National Park (GNLP) and the Orangutan Information Centre’s Forest Wildlife Protection Unit (ForWPU) caught the poacher yesterday (Sunday) in the Cinta Raja area of the park, in the Langkat district. 795 more words

Encounters with People of the Forest

Gunung Leuser National Park, Indonesia
July 29, 2017

Decades ago, the town of Bukit Lawang was no doubt a beautiful spot perched at the edge of the national park. 1,565 more words

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