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Kerinci Seblat National Park Sumatra Mountains

Kerinci Seblat National Park, West Sumatra

  Kerinci Seblat National Park comprises an area of 1.5 million ha in four provinces: West Sumatra, Jambi, Bengkulu and South Sumatra. A large part of the biggest national park of Sumatra lies above 400 m and is relatively cool. The park probably contains the largest contiguous population of the Sumatran Rhino, estimated at between […]

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Siberut National Park

Siberut National Park, West Sumatra

Siberut island recently received international attention as a priority conservation area, for the unique culture of the ethnic Mentawaian and endemicity of its biodiversity that need to be preserved. Although the island has plenty to offer, the potential has not been utilized fully especially for tourism. Most visitors to the island are interested only in […]

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Betung Kerihun National-Park

Betung Kerihun National-Park Introduction

Betung Kerihun National-Park Introduction General Bentuang Karimun National Park is located at the headwaters of the Kapuas River in the far interior of West Kalimantan. The site covers an area of 800,000 ha. and borders the 200,000 ha. Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary in Sarawak. Together, these two parks form one of the first transborder parks in […]

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Raja Ampat Islands

Raja Ampat Introduction

Raja Ampat Introduction Located off the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea, in Indonesia’s West Papua province, Raja Ampat, or the Four Kings, is an archipelago comprising over 1,500 small islands, cays, and shoals surrounding the four main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta, and Waigeo, and the smaller island […]

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Bali Barat National Park Info

Bali Barat National Park Introduction

Bali Barat National Park Click to Enlarge ! Bali Barat National Park comprises mangrove forest, coastal forest, monsoon forest, lowland rain forest, savanna and seagrass vegetation types, coral reefs, sandy beaches, and both shallow and deep sea waters. This Park has 175 species of plant, 14 of which are endangered species like bayur (Pterospermum javanicum), […]

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Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Introduction

Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Introduction 1 Click to Enlarge ! Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park has sub-montane, montane and sub-alpine ecosystem types, with big trees that are hundreds of years old. Among the plants that exist in the Park are jamuju (Podocarpus imbricatus), cemara gunung (Casuarina sp.), edelweiss (Anaphalis javanica), various species of orchid, […]

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Baluran National Park

– Baluran National Park Introduction

Baluran National Park Baluran National Park has some of the few dry land ecosystem types in Java, consisting of savanna. It also has mangrove forest, monsoon forest, coastal forest, swamp forest, and evergreen forest. About 40% of the Park area is dominated by savanna type vegetation. There are 444 species of plant growing in this […]

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Bogor Botanical Gardens

Bogor Botanical Gardens Introduction

Bogor Botanical Gardens The Bogor Botanical Gardens are located 60 km south of the capital of Jakarta in Bogor, Indonesia. The botanical gardens are situated in the city center of Bogor and adjoin the Istana Bogor (Presidential Palace). The gardens cover more than 80 hectares and are said to be the inspiration of Sir Stamford […]

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Karimunjawa National Park

Karimunjawa National Park and Resorts

Karimunjawa National Park and Resorts Introduction Karimunjawa National Park, which forms a chain of 27 islands, represents several ecosystem types including lowland rain forest, seagrass and algae fields, coastal forests, mangrove forests, and coral reefs. A characteristic plant of the Park is dewodaru (Crystocalyx macrophyla) which grows in lowland rain forest. The plants growing in […]

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Taka Bonerate National Park

South Sulawesi Taka Bonerate National Park Introduction

 South Sulawesi Taka Bonerate National Park Introduction Taka Bonerate National Park is home to the third biggest atoll in the world after Kwajifein in the Marshall Isles and Suvadiva in the Moldiva Isles. The total area of the atoll is about 220,000 hectares with coral reefs spreading over 500 km². The topography of the Park […]