Logging at Bohorok
April, 2009. Anthony J. Whitten and Johanne Ranger. Oryx, Volume 20, Issue 04 , pp 246 -248. doi:10.1017/S0030605300020299
The felling of forest adjacent to the well-known Bohorok Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre in North Sumatra, Indonesia, stimulated a series of local and national government responses, the course of which is instructive for those trying to grapple with conservation problems in Indonesia and elsewhere. The authors followed the story while working as Advisor to the Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies at the University of North Sumatra, Medan, and World Wildlife Fund volunteer at the Bohorok Centre, respectively.
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Keywords: e. Deforestation & Degradation Drivers, Other Publications, Asia, Bohorok, Indonesia, Sumatra