Wallacea Region

The Contribution of Ehime University in the Indonesian’s Biodiversity Hotspot: Wallacea Region

11 Nov , 2011  

wallacea region, wallaceaWallacea as region of intermediacy has very high endemic species found nowhere else in the world. This region included in the coral triangle, consisted of four different groups of islands with complex geological history and populated by a mixture of Indo-Malayan and Australasian biogeography. Lack of More…

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Timber tree

The Useful Plant of Dayak Bulungan Tribe on TPTII’s Camping Work in PT. IKANI, East Kalimantan

13 Mei , 2011  

Indonesia is one of countries with the threat of tropical deforestation in the world’s worst. The damage caused by various factors, including: illegal logging, over-exploitation, fire, and land conversion. Therefore, it is necessary actions to rescue and rehabilitate forests involving all stakeholders. Cooperation between the Ministry of Forestry Republic of Indonesia, PT. IKANI and Faculty of More…

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Fruit species,Timber tree

The Biodiversity of Timber Tree and Fruit Species Along the Edge of Kayan River, Bulungan, East Kalimantan

21 Apr , 2011  

kayan river Bulungan by atus syahbudin

Kayan River Bulungan (photo: panoramio.com)

Kayan River is a major river in Bulungan, East Kalimantan Province. This river was inhabited and dominated by dayak tribes as indegenous people. River plays an important role in their daily activities. A study of diversity of fruit species was conducted in Kayan River’s edge. The study was done on October-December 2005. The data were gained by exploring along the edge of Kayan river with accompanied by local people and interviewing some key informants. Land use types were recorded. Six plots, More…

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