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Manupeu-Tanah Daru National Park, A Cultural Excursion

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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 …

Sebangau National Park

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Sebangau is a national park in central Kalimantan, the area is located between Sebangau river and Katingan river, and lies Katingan District Administrative Region, Palangkaraya, Indonesia.
Sebangau National Park Authority (BTNS) is the institution responsible for the management of Sebangau according to the decree of Forestry Ministry No.P.59/Menhut-II/2006 dated June 2, …

Kayan Mentarang, The Challenging Adventures.

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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 …

Laiwangi Wanggameti National Park

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Laiwangi Wanggameti National Park is geographically consists of hills, valleys, and wavy regions, located in East Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia.
History

In the age of the Dutch colonial, this forest is already declared as protected area. The status of this forest then setbased on the Decree Hydrologisch Reserve Regent Regional …

Aketajawe-Lolobata National Park

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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 …

Mountain Leuser, Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra

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Mountain Leuser National Park is located at Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam and North Sumatera, Indonesia. It’s perfect example of coastal forest ecosystems, and tropical lowland and mountain rain forest.

The rock types consist of volcanic rocks, limestone, sedimentary rocks, plutons, and alluvium, the terrain is dominated by a complex of brown podzolic, …

Palung Mountain National Park

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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 …

Lorentz National Park, Papua

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Lorentz National Park is a complete example and representative of ecosystem and biodiversity in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. This area is also one of the three regions in the world that have glaciers in the tropics.

Stretching from the snow-covered mountain peak (5030 meters above sea level), …

Manusela National Park, Maluku

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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 …

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