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Manupeu-Tanah Daru National Park, A Cultural Excursion

[6 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 1,536 views]

Manupeu-Tanah Daru National Park is a remaining representative of lowland spring forest in Sumba, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Most of the forest area in the park is in the form of cliffs, which emerged to a height of 600 meters from the sea.

Manupeu-Tanah Daru National Park has high biodiversity value …

Sentani Lake, The Place of Peace and Serenity

[29 Feb 2012 | One Comment | 2,069 views]

Sentani is the name of a lake located in Papua, Indonesia. Sentani lake lies under the slopes of Cycloops Mountain Nature Reserve which has an area of about 245,000 hectares. This lake lies between the city of Jayapura and District Jayapura, Papua. Sentani lake has an area of approximately 9,360 …

Kayan Mentarang, The Challenging Adventures.

[29 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Kayan Mentarang, The Challenging Adventures. | 620 views]

Kayan Mentarang National Park with an area of 1,360,500 acres, is the remaining area of the largest old primary forest and old secondary forest in Kalimantan(Borneo) and throughout Southeast Asia.

This national park has high value of diversity both rare and protected species animal and plant, and the diversity of ecosystem …

Aketajawe-Lolobata National Park

[5 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Aketajawe-Lolobata National Park | 1,014 views]

Aketajawe-Lolobata is a National Park that combines two separate core area (Aketajawe and Lolobata block area) which has a wide series of habitats and species of Halmahera and is managed in one management unit located in three districts / municipalities, namely Central Halmahera, East Halmahera, and Tidore City Islands
Aketajawe-Lolobata was …

Palung Mountain National Park

[18 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 625 views]

Palung Mountain National Park is one of nature conservation area which has high biodiversity value, and various types of ecosystems including mangrove forests, swamp forests, peat swamp, freshwater swamp forests, tropical pamah forest, and montane forests that are always covered with fog .
This national park is the only tropical forest …

Siberut Islands, The Asian Galapagos

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Siberut Island is one of the Mentawai islands in West Sumatra that have high value of ecosystem. The island is located about 100-155 km from the western city of Padang, separated by the Mentawai Strait, 60% of the area is covered by primary dipterocarp forest, mixed primary forest, swamps, coastal …

Manusela National Park, Maluku

[13 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Manusela National Park, Maluku | 1,065 views]

Manusela National Park is a perfect representative type of swamp forest ecosystem, coastal, lowland rain forest and mountain rain forest in Maluku. Vegetation types found in this national park is the mangrove, beach , swamp forest, river bank, pamah tropical rain forest, mountain forest, and sub-alpine forest.
Some plant species in …

Lore Lindu National Park

[15 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,211 views]

Lore Lindu National Park is an Indonesia national park located in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Lore Lindu National Park is located about 60 kilometers south of Palu . This national park was officially included 217.991.18 acres area (approximately 1.2% of Sulawesi region which covers about 189,000 km² or 2.4% of the …

Muara Angke, Really in Jakarta?

[15 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 889 views]

Muara Angke Wildlife Reservation is a conservation area in the mangrove forest on the north coast of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. The reservation was originally established by Dutch colonial on June 17, 1939, with initial area of 15.04 acres. The are was later expanded and in 1960’s has about …

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