Jungle Gym
Jungle Gym
A Helpless Glance
A Helpless Glance
Trunks at Tangkahan
Trunks at Tangkahan
Basking
Basking
Privacy in the Canopy
Privacy in the Canopy
Curiosity
Curiosity
The Metal Monster
The Metal Monster
Silence
Silence
The Price of Palm
The Price of Palm
Sacrifice
Sacrifice
A Stranger Visits
A Stranger Visits
The Dam Site
The Dam Site
Pining Fisherman
Pining Fisherman
Slash and Burn
Slash and Burn
Rooted
Rooted
Save Hutan Pining
Save Hutan Pining
Pristine No More
Pristine No More
Jungle Gym
Jungle GymThe Leuser Ecosystem of Sumatra, Indonesia is the last place on Earth where critically endangered elephants, tigers, rhinos and orangutans still coexist in the wild.
A Helpless Glance
A Helpless GlanceA Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelli), listed as critically endangered by the IUCN, peers through the forest canopy.
Trunks at Tangkahan
Trunks at TangkahanTwo Sumatran Elephants (Elephas maximus), listed as critically endangered by the IUCN, bathe in a river at the Tangkahan rangers community outside of Gunung Leuser National Park.
Basking
BaskingThe Thomas Leaf Monkey (Presbytis thomasi) is endemic to the Leuser Ecosystem and listed as vulnerable.
Privacy in the Canopy
Privacy in the CanopyThe Lar Gibbon (Hylobates lar), recognised as endangered by the IUCN, is rarely seen in the forest but commonly found in zoos and the illegal pet trade.
Curiosity
CuriosityA juvenile Sumatran Orangutan in Gunung Leuser National Park.
The Metal Monster
The Metal MonsterDeforestation in Leuser’s lowland rainforests.
Silence
SilenceAn oil palm plantation inside the UNESCO World Heritage Site designated area.
The Price of Palm
The Price of PalmTrucks carry oil palm grown on a plantation inside the UNESCO World Heritage Site designated area.
Sacrifice
SacrificeA captive Sumatran Elephant used for eco-tourism and conservation income. A sacrifice some are willing to make for the protection of the neighbouring national park.
A Stranger Visits
A Stranger VisitsA Sumatran Orangutan in secondary rainforest.
The Dam Site
The Dam SiteThe location of the Tampur Dam.
Pining Fisherman
Pining FishermanThe people of Pining rely on Lesten river and will defend their rights to clean water and functional ecosystem services.
Slash and Burn
Slash and BurnSlash and burn deforestation for road construction leading to Tampur Dam location.
Rooted
RootedA woman in Lesten village drying her crops. She is surrounded by primary rainforest and was unaware of the impending flooding of her home.
Save Hutan Pining
Save Hutan PiningA sign left as a warning to visitors of Pining village: Save Pining’s Forests. The people of Pining strongly oppose further corporate interference in the Leuser Ecosystem and are committed to the prevention of logging and mining.
Pristine No More
Pristine No MoreThe Leuser Ecosystem of Sumatra, Indonesia is the last place on Earth where critically endangered elephants, tigers, rhinos and orangutans still coexist in the wild.
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