Wilderness in Indonesia: saving the Leuser Ecosystem • FRANCE 24 English

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It is the last place on the planet where the Sumatran rhino, tiger, elephant and orangutan still roam together in the wild – and it is under threat.  The Leuser Ecosystem in Aceh, Indonesia is facing a series of mounting pressures, including loggers, plans for hydroelectric dams, and human encroachment on the land.  Now activists, led by a group of women, are fighting to ensure it survives.  We spoke to Farwiza Farhan, one of the women on the front line of forest conservation.

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