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.

Indonesia Discoveries: Ecotourism in Northern Sumatra

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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