For forests, food and the future, it’s all about biodiversity

The forests of Riau were rich with sound when Andjar Rafiastanto first visited the central Sumatran province in 1998. The calls of black-furred gibbons echoed through the trees, along with the chatter of hornbills, Sumatran peacock pheasants and dozens of other bird species. But the widespread establishment of oil palm plantations has precipitated dramatic change over... Read more

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