China-backed Sumatran dam threatens the rarest ape in the world

Laurance, William F. (2018) China-backed Sumatran dam threatens the rarest ape in the world. The Conversation, 4 May 2018.

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[Extract] The plan to build a massive hydropower dam in Sumatra as part of China’s immense Belt and Road Initiative threatens the habitat of the rarest ape in the world, which has only 800 remaining members.

Item ID: 53605
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
Keywords: belt & road initiative, Chinese dam, poaching, roads, Sumatra, Tapanuli Orangutan
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2018 05:06
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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