Paper giant APP’s Sumatran road project cuts through elephant habitat

Indonesia — Over the past two decades, much of the forests in Ogan Komering Ilir district in southern Sumatra, Indonesia, have been cleared to make way for vast pulpwood plantations. 

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Last updated on 28 September 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Indonesia
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Infrastructure and service corridors
Species: 
Elephas maximus indicus
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals