The People of Bukit Lawang: North Sumatra, Indonesia

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The film is based in Bukit Lawang, where devastating floods caused over 239 deaths in 2003. The flooding was attributed to illegal logging in the surrounding Gunung Leuser National Park. Since the floods, this village community has been involved in voluntary forest governance enforcement schemes in an attempt to curb illegal logging in the National Park. The community has also started to recognise the important role of ecotourism in the preservation of their surrounding forests.

This film is a coproduction between:
Handcrafted Films: http://www.handcraftedfilms.net/
&
Gekko Studio: http://www.gekkovoices.com/

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3 comments

Bonjour,

A propos de tourisme vert, connaissez-vous le JOURNAL DE L'ECOTOURISME ?

C'est un BLOG avec une revue de presse gratuite sur l'écotourisme & l'Environnement...

Au plaisir !

Un journaliste du site INFO PRO www.environnement-online.com
By ENVIRONNEMENT MAGAZINE 5 years ago
Bonjour,

A propos de tourisme vert, connaissez-vous le JOURNAL DE L'ECOTOURISME ?

C'est un BLOG avec une revue de presse gratuite sur l'écotourisme & l'Environnement...

Au plaisir !

Un journaliste du site INFO PRO www.environnement-online.com
By ENVIRONNEMENT MAGAZINE 5 years ago
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By ThomasOMD 6 years ago