Indonesia Discoveries: Ecotourism in Northern Sumatra

Leuser National Park in Sumatra is the last place on Earth that rhinos, orangutans, elephants and tigers live side-by-side. But in the depths of the Sumatran jungle, Jo comes across land that is being extensively logged and cleared for palm oil plantations.


Our Indonesian insider, Abdul Rahman, shows Jo how the demand to visit unspoiled destinations is providing an alternative source of income for locals. As jungle eco-tours replace the money generated from palm oil production, there is hope for the habitats of endangered species, including wild orangutans.

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