Locomotor ecology of wild orangutans (Pongo abelii) in the Gunung Leuser
Ecosystem, Sumatra, Indonesia: a multivariate analysis using log-linear modelling.
Objective and activities : The project supports the sustainable management of the Gunung Leuser
ecosystem on Sumatra, in particular in the Aceh Selatan, Subulussalam und Singkil districts.
This project with the Orangutan Information Centre, Gunung Leuser
National Park, and the Parmer Guardians of Leuser will restore an area that has been illegally converted from protected forest to palm oil plantation.
National Park in the north of Sumatra island.
Aceh's natural treasures are under threat of rapid depletion, including Gunung Leuser
The clear, fast-flowing river is on the eastern edge of the giant Gunung Leuser
Great, fluttering butterflies, dragonflies the size of softballs, and huge spiders resting on shimmering strands of web, melt into the lush forest understory of the Gunung Leuser
National Park in Sumatra, Indonesia.
Kenya-based professional photographer Shah, 46, took the image in the Gunung Leuser
National Park on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, where the wild orang-utan population has plummeted by 50 per cent in 10 years.
1990 Residential status and seasonal movements of wild orang-utans in the Gunung Leuser
Reserve (Sumatera, Indonesia).
I took this picture in Gunung Leuser
National Park in Sumatra, Indonesia, and it always make me smile.
Lastly, conservation management along similar lines as that in the Gunung Leuser
Ecosystem in northern Sumatra may provide suitable options.
Kompas, quoting Mike Griffiths, a conservationist working in the Gunung Leuser
ecosystem area in Aceh, said about 300,000 of the 2 million hectares of habitats of orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) in the forests of Rawa Tripa, Rawa Singkel and Rawa Kluet in the area had been destroyed.