Resource Details

NEWTrees Project, Sebangau National Park

Project: Project - Nonprofit Project - Business or Private

Contact Info

Israr Ardiansyah, iardiansyah@wwf.or.id

Affiliations

  • World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
  • Nokia
  • Equinox publishing

Link(s)

http://wwf.panda.org/who_we_are/wwf_offices/singapore/news_publications/?116960/WWF-Nokia-reforestation-initiative-launches-in-Indonesia

Species Info

  • Dyera costulata

Description

  • The mission of this project is to rehabilitate the degraded areas of the Sebangu National Park on the Borneo Island of Indonesia by planting a tree species favored by orangutans, Dyera costulata.
  • The project is using innovative ways to GEO-Tag the 100,000 trees planted so far.
  • The project began in 2007

Geographical Region

  • Insular Southeast Asia
  • Ecosystems

  • Tropical Wet Forest
  • Country

  • Indonesia
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