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Giam Siak Kecil - Bukit Batu, Indonesia

Giam Siak Kecil – Bukit Batu, Indonesia, is a peatland area in Sumatra featuring sustainable timber production and two wildlife reserves, which are home to the Sumatra tiger, elephant, tapir, and sun bear. Research activities in the biosphere include the monitoring of flagship species and in-depth study on peatland ecology. Initial studies indicate good potential for sustainable economic development using flora and fauna for the inhabitants’ economic welfare.

Giam Siak Kecil - Bukit Batu, Indonesia
  • © Department of Forestry/Alain Compost
  • Panthera Tigris (Sumatran Tiger)
 

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Buffer zone
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Eucalyptus plantation
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Hornbill
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Illegal logging
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Illegal logging
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Local society
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Local society
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Peat swamp
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Peat Swamp forst and tasik
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Small lake
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Tapirys indicus (Malaya Tapir)
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