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Current and future threats from illegal logging and mining in national parks in Indonesia

Year: 2007 Author: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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The management and enforcement of the protection regime in Indonesia is insufficient, and illegal activities - such as logging and mining, is rampant. The RAPPAM methodology, developed by WWF, has been used to assess the relative pressures and threats using questionnaires and workshops. Borneo and Sumatra are home to the Orangutan, and the protected areas represent vital habitat for the survival of the species.
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