Indonesia Forests

Photo | February 27, 2011

Forest Destruction in Sumatra Deforested area in Bukit Tigapuluh forest. Spanning over half a million hectares, the Bukit Tigapuluh forest is one of the last refuges for the critically endangered Sumatran tiger. It has been designated one of the twenty highest global priority landscapes for conserving tigers. Of this landscape, 144,000 hectares are designated as the Bukit Tigapuluh National Park. Coordinates: Lat. S 0° 45.59’ Long. E 101° 51.17’ 04/26/2010