Eco-villages instead of eviction: a new approach to the ‘people in parks’ problem in Indonesia?

BOGOR, Indonesia (30 January, 2013)_It's a unique solution to a problem that is plaguing national parks all over Indonesia: instead of trying to evict local communities, who have long lived within the boundaries of these protected areas, carve out an “eco-village,” where they can still make use of nuts, berries, medicinal plants and other non-timber products collected from the tropical forests.This article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.