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A conservation failure in Sumatra serves a cautionary tale for PES schemes

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Mongabay (India)

Publication Date
2022-06-30

The Kerinci Seblat landscape, a highly biodiverse rainforest in western Sumatra, is one of the Indonesian island’s crown jewels. Anchored by the 14,000-square-kilometer (5,405-square-mile) Kerinci Seblat National Park, its mountainous terrain is home to Sumatran tigers and elephants, more than 300 bird species, and the notoriously smelly corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum). Mount Kerinci, an active volcano, towers over the landscape below, which is dotted with about 460 villages, each culturally and linguistically distinct.

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https://news.mongabay.com/2022/06/a-conservation-failure-in-sumatra-serves-a-cautionary-tale-for-pes-schemes/